“Birds do not reap or sow, yet God feeds them.” Bradley Baurain deepens our understanding of the Sermon on the Mount by showing how to “teach like a bird.”
Mark Wickersham closes out this series with advice for new teachers. His three tips, both practical and philosophical, bring us back around to rest.
We’ve asked teachers what they wish they’d known when they first started teaching. We were surprised, and then challenged, when Bridget Watson’s answer tied back into our previous series on rest. She calls it the “greatest act of trust.”
Stillness and rest are not practices only for teachers. Aliel Cunningham shows how bringing silence into the classroom refreshes both teacher and students.
What’s a good way to find stillness in the busyness of teaching? In this post, Melissa talks about how “breathing” helps.
What can a teacher do to rest and be refreshed for the classroom? Jill Schafhauser explains how it all comes down to staying focused on the right things at the right times.
What you’ll find here is an entry in our teacher lectionary. As we talk about rest over the next few weeks, you can use the passages, prayers, and songs for times of stillness before the throne.