When Listening Leads to Obeying

The harsh words screamed from the inner-places of my being. Several weeks into the school year and this rowdy class had figured out just how to throw this usually calm teacher off-track.

Seventh grade is hard anyway, with all the hormones and emotions running on full-speed. But sometimes the dynamics of certain students together can add to the chaos. Any seasoned teacher knows how to try different techniques for optimal results, but on this particular day – I’d had it.

And out the words came before I had a chance to pull them back in.

I am honored to be sharing my story as part of Katie Reid's series, Listen Close, Listen Well. Click this link to hop over to Katie's blog and finish reading about what happens when listening leads to obeying.