Summer fades to fall;the freedom of the morning gives wayto the structure of the school day.Students who need me, administrators who demand of me,colleagues who help (or hurt) me.From all sides, I am pulled.Sometimes, I know not where;I know not the purpose.Yet, you...
This is a post from my personal blog, Cups with Christin. I've reposted it here due to its relevancy to living healthily and happily as an educator. Enjoy! I have never been a fan of oatmeal. For years, I tried to force myself to develop a taste for the lauded,...
It is so freeing. Settling isn’t settling at all.
“Listen, are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?”
He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
Talk to God. Experience His peace. Then, turn your mind and think on what is good.
We all have days when we feel as though we’re not enough.
We love our children, but these jobs we chose – or that chose us – are hard.
I praise you because you are good and you do good. Lead me by your spirit.
I hope you’ll join me in praying these verses and themes over your students this year.
It’s a skill I’m striving towards, to speak only words that spread love. It’s a skill I want to instill in my students, to speak only words that are helpful to others. Join me?
In the spirit of complete bookishness, I’ve decided to continue that challenge for this school year.