Organization

  1. Self-Control--Who Me?

    As I prepared to teach my Sunday school class last week, (3rd-6th grades), I felt hypocritical. Each month we have a word we focus on and the word for this month is self-control. Uh-oh. I can talk a good talk, but sometimes the actions don't match up. I relate completely with Paul's words in Romans 7. "I do not understand...
  2. Organization (for the organizationally challenged: The Calendar

    "Well begun is half done." Wise words from Aristotle. They are true because for many of us getting started is the hard part. We want to be organized, but how do we go about it? Taking the effort to plan and schedule can feel like a waste of time. Why not just jump in and get to work? That need...
  3. Organization Part Two: Lesson Planning Options

    I believe in lesson planning. When I've overslept and school must begin NOW, having a plan helps me jump in; however, the plan might not be as detailed as you may think. I want to avoid basing success on how well we stuck to the plan, rather than how well the plan worked for us. Always and ever the measurement...
  4. Organization (for the organizationally challenged): Part One, An Overview

    Before jumping into the topic of organization, I need to state a disclaimer: I'm not an organized person, nor do I believe being organized makes one holy. I view organization as a necessary evil. So why blog about it? Because neither am I a fan of chaos. For anything to get done in a timely manner, a plan is needed...

5 Item(s)