Jill Allen Maisch (Maryland)
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I lift up my eyes to the hills — from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord. - Psalm 121:1-2 (NRSV)
My announcement of “Brain break!” always brings relief and joy to my students. As a teacher, I have found that 13-year-olds are unable to sit through 70 minutes of even my most engaging science lessons. They need a break! A two-minute brain break gives them the opportunity to get out...
"Discovery Weekend changed me. I now have a better and stronger relationship with God because of it. Also, it has changed our church because people from all grades got closer together." (Discovery Weekend is an Upper Room spiritual formation experience for middle schoolers).