Love in the Time of Anarchy

By G. P. Avants   “ Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” John 14:27    Today I asked a student if she was getting close to graduation. She said yes, but one teacher had failed so she had to stay a little longer. … Continue reading Love in the Time of Anarchy

Rotten Fruit

By G. P. Avants “We are sure that we have a clear conscience and desire to live in an honorably in every way.” Hebrews 13:18   “Eh…it’s mealy. Is that the right word?” “Yeah, this apple is really dry. I’m more thirsty now than when I started.” “It’s almost as bad as eating plastic fruit, blah.” “I’m still hungry but, is all the fruit in … Continue reading Rotten Fruit

Can I Give you a Leg up! 

  Did you know that your immune system is really found in your legs? Staying active and keeping your legs moving can help to boost your immune system. I run, bike, and hike, but nothing crazy, just to get outside and keep things moving. I have been fairly active most of my life, however I hit 50ish and things changed. I am a technology teacher and … Continue reading Can I Give you a Leg up! 

Trifecta Vs. Trifecta

The Human Race. We are all participating in this long distance race. It’s not a jog, or a sprint, it’s more accurately a grueling marathon. We all have to start it and finish it, no matter shape we are in. The question is, how do you run this race and what is your secret to finishing well? There are two sides that are watching your … Continue reading Trifecta Vs. Trifecta

Breaking Up is (Sometimes) Good to Do

  “The desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.” Proverbs 13:4   My mom just shakes her head as I finish my third serving at a Thanksgiving dinner. I’m in my early twenties and can pack away the food. She doesn’t know where it goes because I’m still so slim. “One day your metabolism is going to slow down and you won’t be eating like … Continue reading Breaking Up is (Sometimes) Good to Do


“And be renewed in the spirit of your mind. And that you put in the new man which was created according to God with true righteousness and holiness.”             Ephesians 4:23-24 I turned 50 this year. I say that because time and experiences change us in many ways more that physically. Surprisingly. I do stay active by working out, biking, … Continue reading H.I.