Author Archives: David Rische

About David Rische

Christian, husband, father, grandfather, principal, teacher, writer and encourager. David lives in Keller, Texas and has been in public education for over 19 years. He enjoys family time, biking, reading, NFL and MLB, magic, board games, movies and making people laugh.

Having a Lieutenant Dan moment with God . . .

One of my favorite scenes from the classic movie Forrest Gump is when Forrest and his buddy Lieutenant Dan are caught in a wild storm during their shrimp catching expedition. Lt. Dan is already extremely frustrated at life because he … Continue reading

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Custard’s First Stand . . .

On Friday night, I finally felt hope after a long time without it. Unfortunately during this crisis, I’ve struggled to find anything to write about. Part of it was that I perceived I had nothing new or enlightened to say. … Continue reading

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3 Quotes

Hello! Here are 3 encouraging quotes I’ve found during this challenging time: The Bad News: “A lot can change in 30 days.”The Good News: “A lot can change in 30 days.” Rachel Hollis “People make more mistakes when they’re afraid.” … Continue reading

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Back In High School I Was Able To . . .

A while back I was competing in a charity softball tournament for my organization. The coach was asking who wanted to play what position? I boldly proclaimed, “I’ll play shortstop!” Why not? On my high school baseball teams, I played … Continue reading

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Are You a No-Name??? . . . Perfect!!! (Part 2)

Note: Part 1 (October 2019) is about a man named Bezalel who was commissioned by God to design The Tabernacle and six pieces of furniture including The Ark of the Covenant (later discovered by Indiana Jones 🙂 After watching a … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Make Sense About The Christmas Story . . .

I love Christmas time – but in all honesty, I have some serious questions about the whole narrative. Seeing the manger scene brings me hope, joy, happy memories, and peace. However, when I ponder deeply on the people and events … Continue reading

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Brownie and Me (Part 2)

If you go to the archives on the right-side column, you can read Brownie and Me (Part 1) which was published on January 20, 2014. I despise going to the vet. Let me rephrase that – my dogs and I … Continue reading

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