I had no business quitting my job. I was making exceptional connections with students and the greater community. The retreat program that I oversaw had seen a substantial increase in participation. My church had asked me to join the Parish Council. Local charities were asking me to join their advisory boards. I was recognized as a trustworthy and upstanding teacher.
Everything was a success on the surface, and I was praised for my numerous commitments. My tired spirit and restless heart told a different story.
To be successful in the classroom meant spending most weeknights in my office well past…
Theology Teacher, Campus Minister, Broken man trying to remember that he is blessed.