Tribal Markings

Tribal Markings

by Jason Mehl This week, we are privileged to enjoy a story by 10th-grade humanities teacher, Jason Mehl. This is a special treat, as his students know. A former missionary in Uganda, his students have the opportunity to “earn” a Uganda story each week if they have a...

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Everything My Father Taught Me…

Everything My Father Taught Me…

by Brent Beaumont When I was a young boy and my father wanted to impart to me some wisdom about human life, he often turned to his favorite philosophers—Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, and Merle Haggard, just to name a few. These honky-tonk poets, from a...

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Shelter-in-Place with a Glass of Lemonade

Shelter-in-Place with a Glass of Lemonade

by Jason Manley Jerry Seinfeld once asked, “Ever notice a lot of butlers are named Jeeves?” He continues, “you name a baby Jeeves, you've pretty much mapped out his future, wouldn't you say?” I think similar pigeonholing happens to that humblest of fruit - the lemon....

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Zoom. Zoom. And the Mark of Community.

Zoom. Zoom. And the Mark of Community.

by Angie Copetillo Open Zoom.us? Yes. I wonder who will join us today?   Join using audio? Yes. Join using video? Yes.  I knew to expect the usual colleagues and friends. Join meeting now? Yes.  I opened to a filled screen. Courtesy of Zoom’s gallery view, warm...

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A Squeaky String & Five Priorities

A Squeaky String & Five Priorities

by Angie Copetillo About a month ago, I had Abby Grace record this awkward video of her teaching me violin. It is painfully obvious I have never played a stringed instrument. But I set out to try because I continued to be amazed at young Habersham students who...

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Where Were You?

Where Were You?

  by Angie Copetillo     Twelve days ago my family and I blissfully headed out West for 10 days of camping, hiking, and off-roading adventures in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah. I had been giddy-as-a-school-girl before leaving, sharing my enthusiasm with some of you at the...

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