In Need of Covering

This is what I told my students this week!

This is what I told my students this week!

Today was the toughest day of my teaching career so far. When I signed up to go to China, I honestly thought I would be teaching children. When they told me this summer that I would be teaching high school, I almost canceled my trip to China. It’s not that I don’t like teenagers (I have worked with youth groups off and on since I was 18), it is just I remember how difficult high school was. So, some days it is just as tough as I thought it would be. The lack of respect I see on a regular basis could really break me, if I allowed it to do so. But I remind myself that I love my students and now matter how hard my day is, I truly believe God brought me here.

So, what do I do, when I have a bad day in the classroom? Sometimes, I go for a run, but it has been a little too cold to run the past few days (the icy air burns my asthmatic lungs so I have turned to exercises I can do indoors). So, lately, I turn on my music and drown out all the badness. One song in particularly has been my theme song the last couple months. When, I listen to this song, my problems seem so irrelevant and small! It is “Grace Flows Down” by Christy Knockels. Some evenings, I put this song on repeat and just let the grace of my Savior flow down and cover me. Pretty soon, all I can feel is the covering of grace and peace all around me!

Disclaimer: I am not responsible for this video or any of its contents. Thanks to the other fan who posted it.

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About Armed with Truth

Hello! My name is Kat. I currently teach English as a foreign language in China. I decided to leave my job in law enforcement about six months a go to pursue a career in teaching. I just finished a bachelors degree in criminal justice. I have also finished four semesters at Liberty University in my Masters of Human Services. I am hoping to work with humanitarian work/missions in Asia as soon as I pay off my loans. I also have dreams of being a children's book author, someday.
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