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Garinger High – 2016-04-15

Hi, how’s your son doing? “He’s got cancer.” Every morning, I say hello to my student’s mother who drops him off by the parking lot where I pull duty. He’s the type of student that would have fought to have

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Garinger High – 2016-03-17

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been cursed at by my students. I’ve lost count of the number of my students who have been arrested. I’ve lost count of how much have been stolen or destroyed. My

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Garinger High – 2016-01-18

Whenever I write a longer post I let it sit for at least a day or two before posting them. This is one I ruminated over many months but wrote in a few minutes. I worry(ied) that this will be

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Garinger High – 2015-12-15

The good news is that the missing girl is back. The bad news is that she had run away, come back to see her dying mother in the hospital, only to get caught by the Department of Social Services as

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Garinger High – 2015-10-23

Me: … so N is equal to 64 … Anyone here ever play N64? Student: Yeah, I played Mario Kart. I’m pretty good Me: Oh yeah? I don’t think so! I’ll own you! Student: Nah, no way!… Me: Bring it

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Be killing sin or it will be killing you

Be killing sin or it will be killing you. Mortifying sin has been one of the most excruciating processes for me. There are no shortcuts. It takes a ton of time and patience. I’ve failed too many times to count.

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Garinger High – 2015-10-04

Sometimes the most devilish things you witness in this world are inconspicuous. I make it a point to shake hands with every student that walks into my classroom. I greet over 100 students in my 3 block rosters each and

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Garinger High – 2015-09-30

I missed you the last couple days. Where have you been? “Oh my father died.” What? Really? Your biological dad? “Yeah.” Then I ask a question that I am sure teachers at schools like mine would understand. Did he live

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Garinger High – 2015-06-09

Why are you such a butt? Are you going to continue to be a butt? Are you emailing them to come pick me up? I’m going to your boss. You think this is a game? You gonna get fired. You

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Boasting in the Lord.

Boasting in the Lord. [Jeremiah 9:23-24] Thus says the LORD: “Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom, let not the mighty man boast in his might, let not the rich man boast in his riches, but let him

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