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The origin of a dream

                                                      September 2011 brought a new challenge for me as a public educator. I was to teach seventh grade for the first time. One would think that this could not possibly be much different than the eighth graders to whom I was accustomed; but, any instructor of middle-grade students is aware of the maturation occurring within the bodies and minds of these youngsters. It was only for one year that I added a class of seventh-graders to my curriculum. I needed a new idea or two in designing my daily lessons. A solution came to me early on. This group of seventh graders was particularly bright. After only two weeks of participating in ou8r weekly Friday Journal Sharing, a student had the audacity to ask me  to share my writing with the class.  "We know you're writing, Mrs. McCombs. You've even got a special journal to write in," James said. "And sometimes I see you laughing at what you're writing." The perceptive

Praise Petals goes to print!

It's being printed as I type! My writing isn't only MS-related. Praise Petals is the second installment in my YA Christian series Church of Go. Be one of the first to grab a fresh-from-the-presses copy of my new YA novel! As the second addition to the Church of Go series---Did you read the first one, award-winning Bombs Burstinin Air?--- Praise Petals is a faith-based tale of seven high school sophomores thrown together in a mix of personalities. Please visit the fictional town of Ellison, West Virginia to worship with Pastor Larry at the Church of Go. Pre-ordered copies are available at: Inline image Praise Petals Praise Petals A Church of Go Novel - teen novel about friendship, bullying, and how joining her church all-girl praise team ch... Thank you for always reviewing novels on Amazon, Goodreads, and/or any other available platform. Love and Light, Lisa Reply, Reply All or Forw