If we are not at peace with God, that teaching job or any other job is going to spiral out of control. When it comes to your classroom, teachers, the peace of God can reign but it must reign first in you. And I need peace, the kind that only a King can give.
You can’t control outcomes. This is at the core of what bothers us about education. Someone has put on us the expectation that we can somewhat control the outcome. Teachers (especially), this is a lie from the enemy. I can’t even control the outcome of muffins that only asked me to add water. We must follow Christ, be obedient to His calling, and the rest is up to Him. We are not happy as long as we dwell on outcomes.
Happy late valentine’s day. This sermon by Andy Stanley is so spot on that I had to share it with … More