Blog Archive: K Reynolds

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by K Reynolds @kreynolds

Since the late 1960's America's public schools have really taken a beating. Unfortunately, a lot of it has come from Christians. As a ChristFollower who works in a public school district, I have really felt the criticism (and fire) from other... read more
1794 words · ~7 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2008
I have a student who is an absolute joy to work with. He is only seven years old but he already has a clearcut goal. He wants to be very successful in school. He has some obstacles. He lives in the innercity. The povertyrate at his school is 70.... read more
722 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 14, 2008
It started last evening. I tried to hop on a wellknown breast cancer soundoff board which I haunt. Oh no. I got a strange looking screen with an error message which was written in big, ominouslooking letters. Oops. I must have made some sort of... read more
733 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2008
I looked dismally at the results from the blood tests I had to have every two weeks prior to chemo. I could look at them online on my electronic medical chart and I had printed out the current one as well as the previous ones and brought them with me... read more
422 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 13, 2008
I'm fast coming up on the one year anniversary of that fateful mammogram which revealed I had breast cancer (November 21). That means I'm coming up on my one year anniversary of getting the news . Try as you might, with these anniversaries... read more
558 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 13, 2008
When I was a child, my mother was involved in Children's Ministries. I remember one particular story she used to share. An elderly woman is reading a book and she comes across a poem which goes something like this: If you truly love Jesus, Then do... read more
577 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 10, 2008
It was 1984. I was heading down to Iowa for a family get together and feeling a bit anxious. One of my grandmother's sisters had been diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) a few years earlier. I'd heard that her condition was... read more
731 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 10, 2008
"What do you mean I don't have enough tears? I stared at the ophthalmologist for a moment. I'd gone in for a routine eye exam. Right before starting chemo I had noticed I had developed a bad habit of pulling off my uh...bifocals in order... read more
643 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 09, 2008
A few years ago, a coworker asked me if I was going anywhere over a long weekend. I happened to mention I was going out of state for a family gettogether. She expressed her sympathy. I had to tell her that I was looking forward to it. In my case... read more
779 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 06, 2008
Last winter, one of our middle school students died from influenza. As a result of that, there has been a push to get as many children immunized as possible this year. Our school, understandably, was selected as an immunization site. Parents could... read more
544 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 04, 2008
And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 (NIV) As I read this verse this morning, I started to think about what my world would look like if I... read more
677 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 03, 2008
This morning I was standing to the left of the platform with another couple. Other teams of two to three people were spread out across the front of the church. The 11:00 service was concluding and the prayer teams had just come forward to pray with... read more
404 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 02, 2008
Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God's right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. For you died to this life, and... read more
380 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 02, 2008
I'm learning to try to focus on that which really does matter in life. Oh, there's the things which I always thought were important but that doesn't necessarily mean they really are. To tell you the truth, I don't have a whole lot of... read more
591 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 31, 2008
Wham! It hit me just the other day while I was in the middle of making lunch. I started to shake and cried out to my Father immediately. I stopped shaking and sent out an alert for prayer. Just the very act of crying out to the Father and requesting... read more
683 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 30, 2008
I've never really thought about it before but in some respects, my second grade class is a lot like the church. My second grade class is diverse. So is the church. My second grade class is made up of many different individuals with their own ways... read more
894 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 29, 2008
I've been browsing through blogs and praise reports the past few days and I am simply rejoicing. I have to tell you I can scarcely contain myself as I read about what God is doing. I'm not talking about things He did two or three thousand... read more
383 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 27, 2008
The cold front slammed into our town just as my husband and I arrived at church. We knew it was coming so we were prepared for the onslaught. Snowflakes filled the air and my husband started to rehearse his "It's too cold here and I can't... read more
511 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 26, 2008
The window in my van was broken. It was stuck open about an inch or so. It wouldn't budge. I parked it in the garage and the next morning was greeted by rain. I sighed and found a roll of duct tape. I carefully taped over the gap before heading... read more
752 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 25, 2008
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us.... read more
647 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 20, 2008
It is so easy to look at the lives of others and think, "If only I were living where they are." Common sense tells us the grass only appears greener on the other side of the fence but we're actually pretty shortsighted when it comes to... read more
475 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 19, 2008
Mother's DayMay 11, 2008 I'd had chemo less than 48 hours before. I knew that by late afternoon or into the early evening, I'd be pretty much confined to bed and writhing with phantom nerve pain. Nevertheless, I was on a mission and I was... read more
914 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 19, 2008
I went to Women of Faith this weekend and it was awesome! I try to go every year and if you are ever able to attend a WOF conference, I strongly encourage you to do so. This is one of the things I do to get filled up for the upcoming year. There is... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 18, 2008
I shifted uncomfortably in my chair and dropped my gaze. My oncologist waited patiently. I played with my fingers for a moment and then sighed. I looked up. He still didn't say a word. He just watched me carefully. I had a feeling he knew exactly... read more
612 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 17, 2008
It's a scenario I've seen over and over again. Parents faithfully take their children to church. Their children are involved in every activity the church has to offer. They go on mission trips. They talk about God. They appear to be the... read more
1407 words · ~6 minutes to read · published Oct 17, 2008
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