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Wednesday, May 22

May 22, 2013



Our School Budget did not pass last night. The threats of 37 more cuts (24.5 of us received our slips on Monday) is looming in the forefront of my colleagues minds.

My son, who will be a senior next year, faces the possibility of no music for him next year. With one of the top band programs in the nation, our board of education is seriously considering killing the music department (eliminating 13 more positions in the department) - but will continue to pay 6 figure salaries to teachers in other content areas.

Oh I could keep speculating and worrying - but that will not change a thing.  Worry changes nothing. It just takes our minds from the moments of joy in today.

God has all the puzzle pieces. He knows how it will all fit together.  "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not on your own understanding. In ALL your ways, acknowledge Him - and He WILL direct your paths."





2 comments:

Janice K said...

I am so sorry to hear that. I remember from some of your posts in the past that music is a very important part of your life. I pray, if the above comes to pass, that God has something even better in store for you

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

Beautiful picture to go with these words of wisdom.It is so much harder to put all these verses into practice than it is to quote them. I know that you are trusting God and for that I am thankful.