Speaking Life Into Others

My daughter is thirteen.  She’s is tall, blonde, and beautiful.  More importantly, she is very intelligent, hilarious, kind, thoughtful, and so much fun to be around.  She has made the transition to teenager pretty smoothly.  She struggles, however, as most of us do with self-confidence.  Yesterday at church, an older lady told me how gorgeous … More Speaking Life Into Others

How I Inspire Creativity

  I was recently asked how I inspire creativity in others.  I firmly believe that everyone is born with creative spirits.  the sad part is that along the way most of us lose it.  Or, more likely, misplace it.  I remember years ago during the big scrapbooking rage telling a friend at a scrapbooking party … More How I Inspire Creativity

Embracing Failure

  How often do we allow our students to fail and see it as a good thing?  How often do we let ourselves have that same freedom?  It is through failed ideas, trials, and projects that we become stronger learners.  Our ideas are clarified. Our trials move to the next phase.  Our projects are improved. … More Embracing Failure