Author Archives: Paige Givens

But if not…

I love the story of Daniel and his friends, young Jewish men who found themselves in a strange land, under close rule of a strange king, and worse, surrounded by people who worshiped strange gods. I would have been shaking … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Five-year-olds can teach us so many lessons! My students constantly inspire me with their love for little things. My classroom has tubs upon tubs that are full of tiny manipulatives, and a favorite activity for the whole class is “tub … Continue reading

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Be the Hummingbird

Several weeks ago, I heard our Associate Pastor Jacob Elliott speak on having a mindset that doesn’t conform to this world. During his lesson, he spoke about two kinds of birds: vultures and hummingbirds. He pointed out that vultures continuously … Continue reading

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Granny’s Tulips

“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”                                                … Continue reading

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Leaning

“What have I to dread, what have I to fear, leaning on the everlasting arms? I have blessed peace with my Lord so near, leaning on the everlasting arms. Leaning, leaning, safe a secure from all alarm. Leaning, leaning, leaning … Continue reading

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Our Day

We had a good day yesterday! It was easy and fun, and we talked a LOT together. We decided to tweak just a few things, and I’m sure we’ll change something little every day to work for us, but here’s … Continue reading

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All Things Work Together

Well, it seems that I have a little extra time on my hands…so I write! I felt a lot of things yesterday when I looked around my classroom one last time before turning off the lights and locking the door. … Continue reading

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