Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.
Sometimes your principal may make a decision that you cannot accept or understand. You have two choices. You can accept the decision knowing that God is ultimately in charge, and ask God to direct your leaders. Or, if you feel strongly that the decision must be questioned for the good of the school, you can prepare an appeal and talk with your principal.
If you choose to appeal, consider the following thoughts to determine if you are properly prepared.
Here’s a word of advice--approach your employer with humility; respectfully present your concern and your creative solution. Show gratefulness for his/her willingness to hear your opinion. Don’t be pushy or manipulative. End your meeting on a positive note thanking him/her for being willing to meet with you.
Dear God, Give me the wisdom to know how to appeal to my employer. Help me to build a respectful attitude toward my principal even when I cannot understand or accept decisions. Build character in my life as I learn to submit to authority.
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A Devotion for Teachers for the week of may 7, 2017
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