“I’ve never been one who thought the Lord should make life easy; I’ve asked him to make me strong.” Eva Bowring
“Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” Jeremiah 33:3
Every year, I assign what's called a personal narrative- a true story from the life of the student. And every year, I get more angry at the devil. I can't understand how adults could do such abominable things to children. I am supposed to be grading rough drafts, looking for sentence fragments, run-ons and invisible punctuation. But, this is not lined paper with lead. These are their stories of pain, abuse, confusion, abandonment.
How can I grade their hearts?