They say that October is one of the hardest months when you’re a teacher. The excitement of the new year has worn off, and you find yourself in a rut- going through the motions of getting up early, staying at work late, calling parents, disciplining students, planning lessons, grading papers, and praying for a break. I’ve been in the midst of that, and its been rough.
What’s been more challenging for me is wrestling with the ideas I keep in my mind, the hopes and dreams I have for my future, and the despair I feel as I realize that I’m so far from where I want to be.
I’ve been on a quest, mostly in my mind, to figure out what makes me happy and to be purposeful about achieving it. But now its time to take action.
I’ve felt detached from my purpose and I hate that feeling. So, I suppose that begins a new journey for me. Let’s see where it takes me.
Until next time…