Month: August 2018

Soul of 78- Jonathan Mayhall

“I’ve always been interested in why people do the things they do. That’s the point of curiosity to me – where behavior comes from. As far as getting my attention as a possible career, my interest in psychology could be […]

The Write Stuff

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Until a few years ago, I never believed I would be a writer. That’s not to say I didn’t believe I could write, that I had the ability to form cohesive […]

Soul of 78- Kelly Whitaker

“This is my 27th year of teaching, but I’ve loved teaching my whole life. My brother had a hard time learning how to read, so I would get out our set of Golden Books and work with him. When I was […]

“Not So Super…ficial”

 John 6:63 Jesus replied, “The Spirit alone gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. And the very words I have spoken to you are spirit and life. 64 But some of you do not believe me.”  -NLT   What did […]


My birthday is this week. I would tell you how old I will be, but I have a disorder that affects my speech. When I pronounce any number above 25, it sounds like “39.” It’s called Jack Benny Syndrome. The […]

Why it’s time to let go

My dad died seven years ago, and ever since then I’ve been trying to be Superman. After Dad passed away, the prospect of becoming the “man of the house” was a bit daunting, I’ll admit. I had an aging mother, […]

Soul of 78-Dustin Murray

“I always knew I wanted to work with kids. I switched majors a few times, but I had two professors at Montevallo who really inspired me. When I began my student teaching, I was with middle schoolers and realized that […]

Change The World

Breaking news, kids. Summer’s (pretty much) over. Time to hit the books. Fall isn’t here yet, but it’s peeking around the corner. School bells. Bright yellow buses. High school kids in shoulder pads. Pep rallies. Cooler weather. The ground covered […]