Saturday (Thought) Pause

Teachers are not only those who come beside us in a school room, but are those who guide us gently and grow us beyond our borders. Teachers are also those we will never meet, the strangers around us who exhibit the spectrum of humanity. How much do I gain when I simply notice the unfamiliar? How much more do I gain when I welcome the unfamiliar with love? To Ponder: “Let mutual love continue. Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:1-2 Prayer: Welcoming God, Help me…

For the Teachers

As the school year comes to a close, I am incredibly grateful for another year of teachers who breathe into my children’s lives in their personal, unique way. Offering a prayer this day to teachers all over the world: Jesus, Thank you for teachers near and far. Thank you for wise teachers who create safe spaces for children to grow. Thank you for organized teachers who prepare, on their off hours, to give of their best. Thank you for writing teachers who spark imagination through epic tales. Thank you for logical teachers who instruct with strategy. Thank you for earthy…