Not long ago, as I prepped for the Fueled Retreat where I will lead two sessions on being a Christian teacher in a public school, I came across this great article and wanted to share. DO not be discouraged: pray constantly about our role as a teacher, for our fellow teachers, admin and for our students. We cannot and are not supposed to know how far our influence goes and in what ways God will answer those prayers.
Those first PD days will make you wonder “What in the world did I get myself into?” We are taught to give students little bits of info at a time not to overwhelm them, and then great intentioned professionals from that central office come and do the opposite to us. We all feel that pain. Walk away and daily list your priorities. Some of that stuff does not matter-shhhhhh….
Yep. August is upon us. We must now march into a “Yay! School is back in and we are so excited about the new school year!” meeting all knowing that we are not that excited. For me, so many of my friends are retiring-HOW AM I STILL HERE?
I am a 25+ veteran, which means I don’t have it all right, but I am dangerous. I speak the truth.
Since I started a new school, the last thing I remember is “Welcome back to school and a new school … More
You and I didn’t choose teaching: it choose us. I’m in.
“Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matthew 19:26
“Everybody wants God’s favor, God’s compassion, God’s blessing, when they have no absolutely no commitment.”
As I prep for the Fueled Retreat where I will lead two sessions on being a Christian teacher in a … More