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Offline sohma_hatori

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Glory to God!
« on: August 20, 2011, 02:47:18 AM »
My time in college has always been a time of confusions about what i really am called to do. Recently however, after much reflection, prayer and consultations with our parish priest, I have felt the call to be a teacher. I feel like teaching is a job I would love, and that I can be genuinely be capable of being a good "foster father" figure to my future students. I want to be a good teacher, who will encourage great potential in my students and give them the fatherly boost they need. I really am so happy that finally I've been able to slowly discern my calling. Yet, I remained concerned that this may simply be the whispers of the demons of despondency, as right now my grades are terrible. But I do know for sure that I am not happy where I am right now (Political Science). While I like the social sciences, I don't think i can see myself serving in the academe 4-5 years from now. I feel like I would rather help people do stuff like that in the future, than be the one actually doing it. I pray though that this call is genuine, and that this is what God wills for me, that I become a good, if not a great teacher.

Please remember this sinner in your prayers.. I really hope that this time, I've found the place where I can plant my two feet and grow.
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Re: Glory to God!
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2011, 08:42:21 PM »
Glory to God!
The Episcopallian road is easy and wide, for many go through it to find destruction. lol sorry channeling Isa.

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Re: Glory to God!
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2011, 08:49:57 PM »
Glory to God!

I'll be praying for you.
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Re: Glory to God!
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2011, 09:30:09 PM »
Thanks be to God.  :angel:
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Re: Glory to God!
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2011, 09:42:18 PM »
Glory to God, indeed!

Teaching is a wonderful occupation within which to serve and make a positive difference (and to learn patience, humility, and so on). Based on what you have written here, you have the right attitude to become a great teacher. May the Lord guide you!