Proverbs 2:1-6 New King James Version (NKJV)
The Value of Wisdom
2 My son, if you receive my words,
And treasure my commands within you,
2 So that you incline your ear to wisdom,
And apply your heart to understanding;
3 Yes, if you cry out for discernment,
And lift up your voice for understanding,
4 If you seek her as silver,
And search for her as for hidden treasures;
5 Then you will understand the fear of the Lord,
And find the knowledge of God.
6 For the Lord gives wisdom;
From His mouth come knowledge and understanding;

Welcome to Treasures of the Trade

In the summer of 2014, I retired from a 35 year career as an elementary school teacher. My first two years, I taught Prefirst and First grades. My last 33 years, I served as a Special Educator teaching students in several different grades. One of my greatest pleasures...

Fun with Words

I learned the meanings of two new words this week. The words are: plenipotentiary and cogitating. (For fun, see if you can find these words in other blog posts on my Website.) Since childhood, I've been interested in exploring the meanings of words. Yet, I remember...

Scavenger Hunts

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Teach the Children to Listen

"Teach the children to listen." Those were the words my Principal often spoke at faculty meetings during my early days as a young teacher. I realized as I observed my Principal, that before you can teach a child to listen, you first need to show them love and respect....

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