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Category Archives: blessing the ignored and forgotten

“loved by Yahweh”

Join us on a journey that begins today and ends with a sore knees challenge May 4-11. This week’s post starts with Melissa in China. Next week, we’ll travel to Ethiopia, then back to China, on to Lebanon, and finally India. We’ll be hearing from different teachers about the “loved by Yahweh” in their classrooms as they answer the question “What does it mean to you to be a teacher who follows the Master Teacher?”

March 30, 2016 · 2 Comments

Song for a New Day

What does Birth do for us? It sings the dawning of a new day. Join Melissa K. Smith this week in singing that song for your students and for refugees.

December 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Potato Perspective

Even potatoes can teach a lesson. Melissa K. Smith shows how the role of potatoes in the lives of some students have taught her about gratitude and the art of sharing.

November 18, 2015 · 6 Comments

Sore Knees: Advocate

This week’s key word is advocate, mediating within and between people, in this world and at the throne.

September 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sore Knees: Relate

This week’s key word is “relate” which we define as standing shoulder to shoulder with the ignored or forgotten as we move toward a happily ever after together.

September 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sore Knees: Cultivate

The key word for this week’s sore knees challenge post is “cultivate” which we define as the act of showing mercy to the ignored and forgotten.

September 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sore Knees: Foundation

The Sore Knees Challenge begins today with a focus on our Foundation.

September 9, 2015 · 3 Comments

the Sore Knees Challenge

Could your classroom or school use a little thunder and lightening? Do you or a colleague need a bit of a shake-up…or perhaps a gentle whisper? You are invited to join us for the Sore Knees Challenge–a month before the throne for yourself, your students, school, and colleagues.

September 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

In a Minute {a video}

It only takes a minute to change the course of a child’s life. Melissa Smith received some money she wanted to use to further education in the economically repressed southern … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

When Opportunity Forgets to Knock

What if we changed just one thing about our past—where we were born, for example?  I could be exactly the same person with my love of learning but be excluded … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment



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