Teacher’s School Prayer
The following is a prayer from a teacher’s perspective written by Sister Ann Casper.
is that piercing sound really the alarm clock?
And is this really the first day of school?
My students are probably struggling to wake up, just as I am.
I’ll grab my coffee and they’ll down their energy drink.
Help all of us get movin’ as we begin this school year.
Kids worry a lot about “fitting in,”
and I worry that I will be the “right” teacher for them.
Kids can be so troubled these days, Lord.
Guide me on what to say to them, how best to support them.
Help us trust each other as we begin this school year.
And lastly, dear God,
let me not take myself too seriously.
Keep me light-hearted.
Remind me often to “love the children first,
then teach them.
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