“A Teacher’s Log, Marvel Comics and Isaac’s Daily Report”

Hello folks, it feels like a long time coming since I last wrote a blog post. I am now starting to understand when my fellow teachers say, "There is never enough time to get work done." As a first year teacher, things have been really exciting and like a roller coaster ride - all part … Continue reading “A Teacher’s Log, Marvel Comics and Isaac’s Daily Report”

A New Chapter: Changing Careers, Checkpoint Children, and understanding Psalm 56.

Well hello there, it's been quite some time since my last blog post. So long in fact, my preoccupations with life and career change made my commitment to my readers slide. For that, I offer a sincere apology. I understand that when life gets hectic, certain things get pushed to the side, and with that … Continue reading A New Chapter: Changing Careers, Checkpoint Children, and understanding Psalm 56.

Stories about Courage: Those That Rise Up – Part 1

(www.skipprichard.com Hey folks, hope your week was great. Ours was a bit rocky and unpredictable, but yet through it all, we’ve seen yet again the faithfulness of God during difficult times. This weeks blog is about - courage. How we, as human beings, can rise above chaos and make sacrifices for someone or something. I … Continue reading Stories about Courage: Those That Rise Up – Part 1

Brutalizing Weeds, Planting Seeds and Farming with my Family

Hey folks and welcome back to another post. I’ve been farming on my days off, and boy! have we had beautiful weather for it. Normally you don’t get sunshine in Newfoundland unless you get wind, and that was the case these past four days. I’m not complaining though, as it kept the flies off of … Continue reading Brutalizing Weeds, Planting Seeds and Farming with my Family

Short and Sweet: Slowly Developing Patience…Very Slowly.

"Fireeeee truck. Fire TRUCK!!! Here comes the firreeee truck." Maybe if I roll over, the song will stop? Grabbing the blankets, I pulled them to the top of my neck and turned onto my side. Silence. A brief lull? Did he actually stop? "FIRE TRUCK! FIRE TRUCKKKK! HERE COMES THE FIRE TRUCK!" It's 6:10 in … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Slowly Developing Patience…Very Slowly.