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Thankful for Teachers’ Hearts

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Spoiler Alert~

I was a special education teacher, as well as a homeschooling mom in my previous life.  In other words…another lifetime ago.  Or so it feels….

A Teacher's Heart-2

I received some encouragement the other day about a former student from several years ago who graduated and is going on to college.  I was thrilled and he and his mom made me feel like I made a difference in his life.  I used to work only with children with “learning disabilities” or “differences” as I liked to say, and my students often times had trouble getting through high school. So to see some of them make it has always warmed my heart!

In later years the population I was in charge of changed dramatically.  My last year of teaching I had students with autism, emotional disorders, down’s syndrome and other diverse issues.  By the time the state and federal government added their lovely requirements and paperwork…well, after many tears and a lot of prayer…I said goodbye to teaching.  I loved teaching, but did not feel that I was able to do the best for the children anymore.

Since summer break is right around the corner, I wanted to say thank you.  There were several teachers who had a major impact on my life.  And there are those of you either homeschooling or teaching in the public setting who deserve to be honored and encouraged.

The public has no idea what you do after hours, holiday hours and in the summer. The money you spend out of your own pocket and the nights you spend worrying about your “kids” doesn’t make national news.

So “Thank You” dear ones for your heart and for all you do.


“For my thoughts are not your thoughts,


*personal graphics


Author: sptchmom777

I love Jesus. If I say nothing else, that is enough. But for those curiosity seekers, I am a 60 year old former special education teacher, current part time CCM Radio Announcer and author... who is married to her high school sweetheart. We have been together for 44 years, married almost 41 of those years! We have raised two sons, who are now married, have jobs and mortgages. AND...we became grandparents to a beautiful baby girl in 2018!! We also have our furry son, a West Highland Terrier. My heart's desire is to encourage people in their daily life. I believe that the Father speaks to us all the time, sometimes I have been too busy to listen. Even during times of trials and troubles, which seem endless right now in 2020, HE is present and loves us unconditionally. Thanks for reading. ~Be Encouraged Today~

One thought on “Thankful for Teachers’ Hearts

  1. Thoughtful and heartwarming post.

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