From Libby Holderness, Chaplaincy Administrator:
See, the Sovereign LORD comes with power, and he rules with a mighty arm. See, his reward is with him, and his recompense accompanies him. He tends his flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart; he gently leads those that have young.
“It’s not about how much your students like you”. My Dad once said this to me as I was first starting out as a teacher. It brought me solace at the time as I was really nervous and anxious and never came across to my students very well. This in turn made them apprehensive and worried, so they didn’t seem to like me very much. He suffixed it by saying “it’s who you are as a teacher”. (more…)