Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Not the Triumph

This week has been so long.

Meetings about a suicidal student, meetings about a student who has been in a fight, meetings about a bipolar student. Reports to the Student Resource Officer, Proctoring the ACT for five hours, Checking up on a student who has been kicked out of his parent's home.

No one showed up for FCA this week, and the leaders didn't communicate with me...So I sat in my empty classroom at 7:30 at night.

Sometimes it's all so overwhelming. I knew it was a chance to pray for my kids. I read a devotional for a little while, but I couldn't focus. I wrote a quiz and went to the grocery store.

I am a missionary, I have to remind myself. I am there to love, and I feel like so often I am not even effective. My worries overtake me, and I feel spent. This week too, I have been on the brink of sickness.

Two more days in this week.

1 comment:

Emily said...

Hello, dear one. I prayed for you today, as I try to do weekly, especially that God will give you the energy, passion, and joy that only He can give, as you give your life loving on and teaching these young people. *hug*