Rise to the Moment of Truth Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Tag: KRISSIE ALLEN

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Krissie Allen: Instead of a return to 'normal,' let's try for 'better'

It was an uplifting sight last week to see a video of a Las Vegas elementary school erupting with cheers, squeals and dance in response...

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Krissie Allen: There ARE more important things than COVID

Several weeks ago, my fifth grader was given a research assignment on the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. As I helped her search for...

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Krissie Allen: A great opportunity in the "Great Resignation"

As employees resign from jobs at record rates as part of “The Great Resignation,” many are looking for more meaning from their work...

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Krissie Allen: Prioritize the offense, or taking the battle inside out

Christians have been increasingly playing defense in society’s culture wars. Much of this is owed to progressives attempting to mock,...

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Krissie Allen: CASEL demonstrates the limits of Social Emotional Learning

There comes a time when we all have to come to terms with our limits — with what is our responsibility, our role, or even our capability....

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Krissie Allen: When Congress fails the Gilligan’s Island test

Years ago, one of my professors told me about a “Gilligan’s Island test” that helps discern if actions are moral or immoral. Legend...

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Krissie Allen: A toast to nostalgia

Over the last few weeks, a number of fond childhood memories have resurrected from my past; simple memories such as snuggling under...

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Krissie Allen: The value of hypocrisy

“Embrace hypocrisy.” That was the message delivered by the late Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist William Raspberry over 25 years ago...

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Krissie Allen: America’s Negativity Crisis

While I was growing up, my dad would wake me up in the morning by knocking on my bedroom door and saying in his most upbeat voice,...

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Krissie Allen: The competing visions hanging in the balance of Dobbs

United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor posed a telling question during last week’s oral arguments in Dobbs v....

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Krissie Allen: The enchanting wisdom in Coach Saban’s epic rant

As culturally blasphemous as it is for this Alabamian to admit, I am not ordinarily enchanted by sports. Even after Alabama’s miraculous...

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Krissie Allen: Nudging closer to the adult table (a Thanksgiving proposal)

Growing up the youngest of five children, I was often relegated to the children’s table for my family’s Thanksgiving meals. At that...

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Krissie Allen: The power of 'probably' in a new approach to COVID-19 messaging

Growing up the youngest of five children, I didn’t have the benefit of having parents who had time to cater to my every want. I therefore...

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Krissie Allen: A time for dirty school leadership

When I entered the teaching profession after a short stint practicing law, the first principal I ever worked for surprised me. Even...