My heart is geared towards service and social justice issues. Currently I teach a social justice course at my high school. I love being able to bring students into the reality of real humanitarian issues that are happening in the world.
I am really active in my church and my faith in Jesus is the cornerstone of my life. I love music (I play a little guitar and piano, as well as sing) and I often lead worship at my church.
Also for those who are familiar with Myers Briggs, I am an INFJ.
Those are the basics, I guess! :-)
Eventually, as I mentioned, I plan to transition out of teaching to work in a counseling practice of some kind. I don't know how far down the road that will be, though.
I would say that I really care about people and their lives. I am a good listener. I look at the bright side of a situation and I don't let little things get the best of me.
I am also good at grading stacks of really bad Romeo and Juliet essays without losing my mind! :-)
Books: I am an English teacher, so this could go on for days. Top favorites - Of Mice and Men, Our Town, Redeeming Love, Alas Babylon, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, Letters to a Young Poet, Water for Elephants
Movies: Secondhand Lions, Good Will Hunting, I Am Sam, Singing in the Rain, Crash, Slumdog Millionaire, Star Wars (the originals!), American History X, An Affair to Remember
Shows: Orange is the New Black, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey, Jane the Virgin, Face-Off
Music: Adele, Mumford and Sons, Foo Fighters, Hillsong United, Audrey Assad, Ray Lamontagne, The Civil Wars, Dave Barnes, Brooke Fraser, Lady Antebellum, the list goes on...
Food: Sushi and Mexican would probably be my two favorites.
2.) My family & friends (a given, I know, but I'm still listing it!)
3.) A job I love
4.) My Border Collie, Dylan
5.) My Kindle
Current events, humanitarian issues around the world...
I also really like Hallmark original movies. They all have pratically the same plot and are totally cheesy, but I can't help it. I love them all. Hey, I'm a romantic.
You think we might have something in common, you want to get to know me a bit better, or if you just need someone to talk to.