"Be not afraid…."

Lisa Mladinich on the stage fright of teaching religion:The afternoon I registered my daughter for her first-grade religion class, I had no intention of signing on as a teacher. I was too busy writing a novel and working as a freelance puppeteer. I simply made the mistake of volunteering to "help out," since I'd be waiting around for her anyway, and got roped into teaching her class.I walked out of the parish center with my heart in my throat.Yeah, the old "you're going to be here anyway, … [Read more...]