Teach Children to See Each As a Child of God

Yes, Ryan was a Child of God

A Child of God? Ryan sat at the back of my sixth grade classroom. He came to class disheveled, his hair was seldom clean, and an odor of unwashed clothes followed him wherever he went. I knew I was supposed to love all children, but Ryan tested me. His loud…  Read More

Cyber Bullying: 4 Ways Parents Can Stop It

cyber bullying

Cyber bullying hurts kids and often results in suicide (anger turned inward) or school shootings (anger turned outward). As adults concerned about kids, what can we do? In 2001, I wrote an article about school violence. I mentioned metal detectors, search dogs, and see-through backpacks. Today we’re talking about allowing…  Read More