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Stand in the Rain

As I listen to distant thunder and watch the black clouds roll in, I wait for the storm. It’s summertime in Florida, and Floridians know something about storms. Blinding rains. Hurricanes. Floods. Even tornadoes. We are the lightening capital of … Continue reading

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Bending Low with Deep Roots

As a native Floridian, two trees have dotted the landscape of my life—the sabal palm and the live oak. Among the green marshes, sandy beaches, and emerald forests of my youth, the palm and the oak can often be seen … Continue reading

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A Portrait of Peace

As I was grading papers this morning, I came across particularly heartbreaking words of a student. Words that made me realize how blessed I am. Words that made me realize how much my students hurt. Words that made me realize … Continue reading

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