A Week Before School Starts
It is a week before school starts, So the cogs are slowly winding up, Gearing up for the business/busyness that is a “school year”. “Curricula,” check. “Course Outlines” (nearly) check. “Resources”, always looking. “Class lists”, check. “Ah! ‘X’ is in my class. That will interesting for him and me. The time table, Yard duty, The marking, The discipline, Those annoying sports days and assemblies … and parent meetings. Diaries and homeroom. Uniforms and chewing gum. Is that what the new school year is about? Or is it … mentoring and example, words of encouragement and correction; Growth and matuity for both student and teacher. Discovering gifts, talents and purpose and crucially, a destiny. In all, revealing our place in God’s kingdom and under His rule.