Category Archives: Write On!

My experiences with writing and publishing.

Worst Author Ever!

While I was busily writing my third and final book of my “Wounded Trilogy” – Love the Wounded.  It was a bit of a struggle to write, not necessarily because I was experiencing “writer’s block”, back in 2011, but the fact that … Continue reading

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A New Page, A New Ministry

The other day Journey Thoughts reached a new milestone: over 6 million hits!  To God be the Glory, Great Things He Has Done! For a long time now, I’ve seen and shared countless pictures and postings on my blog and … Continue reading

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When Students Read

Nothing gives me greater pleasure than to see my Junior High students reading.  One, and I will admit a great added bonus, is the peace and quiet in the classroom when students are doing S.S.R. (sustained silent reading).  Two, books … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies – English is a Funny Language

I’ve been busy teaching Junior Highs how to tell the difference between a synonym and a homonym, and how to use “their”, “they’re”, and “there” in a sentence…and spelling the words correctly when they do.  Oh my! So for today’s Friday … Continue reading

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A Lost Art

For the past couple of years I have been teaching at a Christian school.  I can honestly say it is a rewarding and challenging experience and I have been accumulating a storehouse of stories about my times in the front of a … Continue reading

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Go Ahead and Write!

One of the young ladies in my creative writing class is an avid writer.  She has a hunger for expressing herself on pen and paper and she is eager to write her first book.  She is an avid reader too.  The … Continue reading

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Teachers Who Inspire

I’m doing what I have always wanted to do…teach.  I have taught all grade levels from preschool to grade twelve and my journey in the classroom began way back in 1977 as a student teacher.  I can remember my practicums … Continue reading

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Love (A Spoken Word)

Here is another inspirational poem by one of my students.  Enjoy! Love (A Spoken Word) by Bethany (Grade 7 student) Living, Jesus Loves Us Everyone is consumed by His unconditional, unending love. God’s strong arms are open for everyone. Even … Continue reading

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Dusk & Dawn

I taught a creative writing course at the Christian school I teach at and I promised to highlight some of my students’ work on “Journey Thoughts”.  I know you will join with me in applauding their outstanding work and I … Continue reading

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The Journey of Blogging

I had no idea when I started to blog my “Journey Thoughts” that anyone else, other than a few family and friends, would actually read my little blog. I was so busy trying to publish and market my book that … Continue reading

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