Daily Devotional

DESIRE TO CHANGE


“I really said that?” The new teacher’s assistant was unaware that she had just spent five minutes badgering a struggling student. Hearing her words and irritated tone of voice, the demoralized second-grade boy had slumped in his chair. As her supervisor, I wanted to help her understand the damage her words had caused. She insisted, through tears, that she did not realize she had spoken that way. Her sorrow indicated a desire to change. So I spent time showing her other ways to handle frustration in the classroom. She relaxed and began to enjoy her time with the student. He ...

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