Absolute Relativism

In my short 9 years of teaching I have learned more from students than they have ever learned from me and this week proved to be no different from any other. Recently I had a student ask me, “Mr. Herron, are you a liberal?” It was an honest question so I thought that it deserved an honest response, and when students ask you personal questions it’s usually because they find you to be an odd representation of the adult world that they have come to know and are inadvertently doing some field work. Continue reading

Kingdom of Reconciliation

You don’t have to read many news headlines or watch too many news clips to see that the world has its struggles. It seems that more often than not bad news trumps good news. For whatever reason we genuinely are attracted to news that has us gripped or concerned. As a friend of mine (@mikerusch) tweeted the other day, “fear is a tragic and powerful motivator”.

I have a hard time with general negativity, Continue reading