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.

Is This The End Of The World As We Know It??? (Part 1)

A lot of chatter is “out there” expressing that we are in “The End Times”. Soaring inflation, wars and rumors of wars, global pandemics and plagues, global food shortages, severe weather patterns, earthquakes, and the overall theme of chaos. What … Continue reading

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Who Is In Your Stadium? (reboot)

Do you ever wonder: Am I really making a difference? Am I just going through the motions of life? Or perhaps you can strongly relate to what George Bailey’s character went through in It’s a Wonderful Life – you’re beyond … Continue reading

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Spring Break and Disney World = Oil and water??? (reboot)

A few years ago, I painstakingly planned the “perfect” vacation to Disney World and Universal Studios for Spring Break. This ended up being one of my most popular blog posts that many people commented they could completely relate to. Here’s … Continue reading

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Are You a “No-Name”? Perfect!!! (reboot)

This is a huge world we live in. The population statistics are mind-boggling. It is easy to wander down the thought path of: “Does anyone really see me?” “Has God forgotten about my life?” “Did I miss Plan A – … Continue reading

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We interrupt this blog to bring you an important announcement . . .

What’s the announcement? I’m taking some time off/a sabbatical from writing this monthly blog. Not to rest – but to work on a book! Truth be told, I have had a concept in my head for several years – now … Continue reading

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Changing The World One Amazon Package at a Time . . .

What if there was a simple, year-round way to help feed the hungry, assist in providing clean water to people in other countries, and support organizations that fight human trafficking? Or, have your money go towards finding homes for animals, … Continue reading

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The Unreachable Lighthouse

Doesn’t it seem like simmering anger is the major emotion many of us are feeling? Even watching the daily news for a few minutes – someone or a group who is upset or angry is featured – and then I … Continue reading

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Fear Factors . . .

I originally published this about two years ago. However, the theme of fear keeps rearing its ugly head. I hope this can be an encouragement to where you are in your journey of personal and spiritual growth. Fear, anxiety, and … Continue reading

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May We Please Go Back To Normal???

About six months ago I was optimistically hoping COVID-19 would be under control. Unfortunately, we’ve seen that it is still dominating the news, social media, and personal conversations. I try to seek out positive, encouraging messages or thought leaders to … Continue reading

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Can You Relate to The Cowardly Lion?

The Wizard of Oz is one of those movies that comes on randomly while flipping the channels – and I can sit and watch it like it’s the first time. The flying monkeys creep me out. The Wicked Witch of … Continue reading

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