I was driving to work but my mind wasn’t on the road. I was completely immersed in the conversation I was having with my brother. We had been talking for some time and I was filling him in on what was going on in my life. The school where I worked was closing and many families were affected. Teachers were losing their jobs. Children would need to transfer to a different school. Not only were people disappointed and angry, but families’ lives were changing drastically. Life was being shaken for a lot of different people. What was happening didn’t seem to be at all right or fair and, worst of all, it was completely out of my control. I tried to conclude the conversation by saying, “I’m just going through a really bad time.” Glenn hesitated, took a deep breath, and said these words: “Jeanne, this is not a bad CONTINUE READING