Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Second Greatest Act of Mercy

The second greatest act of mercy I’ve ever known was performed by somebody whose name you have probably never heard. 

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Chocolate Bunny

When our older daughter was about two, the Easter Bunny came to visit for the first time. A basket containing colorful jelly beans, yellow marshmallow chicks, and a chocolate Easter Bunny had magically appeared overnight! Guess what she wanted for … Continue reading

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In a Pickle

I had, for one school year, a roommate who was another teacher. For the most part, it was a wonderful experience. We gave each other not only company but encouragement in our chosen career. We car pooled to work together. … Continue reading

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Blind Spots

I once got a letter–sent from the secretary of a school district, of all people—which complained that my application for employment could not be processed because she did not have my address. This was so unbelievable, I called the woman … Continue reading

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The Magic Piano

There’s an old black-and-white sitcom on television called Make Room for Daddy, sometimes entitled The Danny Thomas Show. It’s one program I actually encouraged my children to watch. No violence. No sexual situations. Definitely family fare. [SIDENOTE: If you’re unfamiliar … Continue reading

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