LEAven Blog

Vocation

Being There

I was struck by the reporting of an incident in a New Jersey charter school a couple weeks ...
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The Mentor and Protégé – a Relationship Builder and Blessing

We all have mentors in our lives, whether we realize it or not. Most of us could name ...
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In Your Name We Pray and Play…. Amen!!

Upon completing college my main focus has always been directed to the classroom as an educator and ways ...
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He Must Become Greater; I Must Become Less

As I left the worship services (we have two), several prominent members of the congregation made a beeline ...
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For Such a Time As This

For some reason, these words have been popping into my head quite a bit these past several months ...
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A Few Months Ago…

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about my 92 year old Mom who was recovering ...
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Self Care

I have long been a fan of the movie It’s A Wonderful Life. This beloved Christmas classic speaks ...
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Voice and Vote

One of the great things I learned in my years of preparation for fulltime education ministry back in ...
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Duane’s Legacy: Prayer, People, and Peace

The year was 2014. My family and I had just moved from the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan to ...
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It’s about Time! A Reflection on the Time of Christmas

Forty-six years ago, I read a new book about time management by R. Alec MacKenzie titled, The Time ...
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