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3 Things Teaching Taught Me about Writing

Though, I don't feel God calling me to teach in the classroom, He has given me a passion for teaching. In the future, I would love to go in to archeology and become a museum curator. Museums present a different and dwindling style of learning. 

     For now, I'm a teachers' aide at a preschool, a Creative Writing teacher to two fourth grade homeschool students, and a Sunday School and Children's Church teacher at my church. Even this blog has become a way for me to tell others what I've learned.
     Through teaching others, I've learned more than I ever thought I would. 
I don't know as much as I thought I did- There have been countless times where a child asked me a question and my response was, "I don't really know." I know a lot, but I will never understand everything. It would be easy to say, "Well, if I can never know everything, why learn." But, the kids also reminded me that it's exciting to learn new things. The same goes …

Book Review: Outcasts by Jill Williamson

2013 Was a Big Year: Writing, School, Work, Family

This year was crazy, insane, enjoyable, busy, creative, productive. Each month had its adventures. Each week had its moments. Each hour had its feelings. I know I'm not the same person as I was last January. God was with me every month, week, and hour. 

On this blog, you've seen alittle bit of my life
Last December - I explained my views of goals and made some for my writing. January - I decided to smile to start off the year. February - My oldest foster brother gave his life to God. March - I suddenly had to say goodbye to my three year old foster sister. For the next three months, I saw her scarcely. For the next six months after that, I saw her once.            - I also found out I had a digestive disorder/Gluten intolerance. This would be a new challenge for me.  April - More storms hit my life, and I found comfort in the book of John.  June - I left to spend the summer at a camp. July - I wrote about how I started writing. August - I celebrated my Sweet Sixteen.            -…