Easter is the Beginning!

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

The feeling of completing something typically gives a sense of being fruitful. Completing a project that has taken more time than originally planned gives a sense of pride. Completing the daily tasks that we have checked off our list gives a sense of being productive.   Thinking of...

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Hope

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

Although I am getting older, I still find myself looking forward to things, anticipating what is coming up, or saying to myself, "I can’t wait for (insert fun item!)." In some avenues, I can be like a child looking forward to opening presents on Christmas Day. I look forward each year to...

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"There is a Time for Everything..."

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

Dear Parents,   Wow have things changed in the last week, we all know this.  For me, I am no longer working 50 hours a week.  I am no longer coaching basketball or softball.  I am no longer playing taxi driver for my children, I am no longer watching my son...

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Building Strong Roots...In God's Word

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

Three years ago when my family and I bought our house, we noticed that some weeds in the backyard were beginning to choke and kill some of our trees. After one summer of slowly ripping the weeds away from the trees, all the way to the ground, the trees began to thrive again. Last summer...

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Learning to Forgive as God Forgave Us.

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

Ty Cobb, an outfielder for the Detroit Tigers, has the best hitting percentage of all time at .366. Ted Williams, an out-fielder for the Boston Red Sox, has the best on-base percentage of all time at .482. Think about those statistics: the best hitter in baseball failed 64% of the time and the...

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The Drop-and-Run Parent

Posted by Todd Pehlke, Principal on

I remember my daughter asking me to play a board game with her. I was busy doing some work and told her, "I can’t right now." I remember one time my son coming home from school needing help in math. Teaching math for most of the day, I did not want to teach it anymore. Knowing I did not...

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