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Life’s Challenges

“Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars.” ~ Brian Tracy Challenges–’tis the season for them.  There’s the holiday hoopla that so many … Continue reading


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Still Relying on Hope

“Hope is a risk that must be run.” ~ Georges Bernanos Ask any professor: the end of the semester is not the time we associate with hope. I look at students and despair: I haven’t taught them enough, they haven’t … Continue reading

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Teaching–Best and Hardest Gig Ever

“Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date.”~Ann Richards Considering the woman was the governor of Texas, a state bigger than a number of countries, this is saying … Continue reading

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Let Education Never End

“Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money–in that order: it is a process, a never-ending one.” ~ Bel Kaufman It’s that time of year again: graduations are rolling around. It’s an exciting time in the lives of all … Continue reading

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