At Rest

by Lynette Johnson The women whispered in soft hushed tones,As she blankly stared with a heart of stone,Their kind words of comfort fell on deaf ears,The thought her brother’s dead brought her to tears. “If only you had been here”, she cried,“My brother would never have died.”It has been four days since the tomb wasContinue reading “At Rest”

Finding Courage in Crises

Read Time: 2 min Facing David was a fierce opponent.  Goliath was nine feet nine inches tall. He wore a coat of mail that weighed 125 pounds and carried a spear that weighed 15 pounds which is equivalent to the weight of an average storage cabinet. He was a champion of sorts for the PhilistineContinue reading “Finding Courage in Crises”

The Good Teacher

Read Time: 2 min “No one in this world is born by accident!” he exclaimed.  The students stared wide-eyed as the Botany teacher continued, “God has sent each one of you into this world with a purpose”.   It has been over three decades, yet his words of affirmation continue to echo.   Seated among those sixteen-year-oldContinue reading “The Good Teacher”

Teachers, Thank You

In 2018 the image of a 28-year-old young man held tightly by a group of sobbing students caught the eyes of the media.  They were holding back their beloved English teacher Bhagawan who was being transferred from their Government High School in Thiruvallur, Tamil Nadu.  The students were heartbroken about their teacher’s transfer and theyContinue reading “Teachers, Thank You”