T-E-A-C-H and inspire

My pastor recently shared this acronym at a teacher recognition service. We teach by our…

Temperament

Example

Attitude

Character

Heart

What all did you teach today?

Ugh. Probably not what I wanted to teach. But in spite of my failings, I do want to “inspire.” Sally Clarkson’s video this week at Good Morning Girls blog mentioned, “Inspiration is what leads our children to follow God’s purposes.” She speaks of giving them a sense of mission, of “I wonder what God has planned for you.”

Above all the academics, that’s what I want my children to grasp–God’s purpose, God’s plan, and His character at work in art, music, science, language, math, whatever it is we study. To grasp that sense of mission no matter what task or career my children choose to undertake–that is ultimately what I want to TEACH.


If you haven’t checked out the Ministry of Motherhood Book Club at Good Morning Girls, be sure to stop by.