LEAven Blog

Worker Wellness

Invite Him

Once upon a time at a school long ago, I provided time each morning for the faculty to ...
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Blind Time, and a Quest to Find Peace

Picture it. The light is just beginning to show. Birds start to sing. Movements all around become noticeable ...
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A Final(?) Chapter

Over the past number of months I have chronicled my journey into and out of teaching. Today I ...
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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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“Why me?” Or “Yes, me!”

It is a brand-new calendar year – 2022 is here. Hopefully you enjoyed the Christmas break with family ...
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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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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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REST!!

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 ...
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Thankful or Grateful or Both

Every November we start to see the signs. Not leaves in the yard or cooler nights, but those ...
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