Beatitudes for Teachers
Blessed are you who are called to teach,
for you walk in the footsteps of the Master.
Blessed are you who sow peace and harmony in the staffroom,
yours will be the joy of the Lord.
Blessed are you who plant seeds of hope in youthful hearts,
for you will inherit the dawn.
Blessed are you who are sensitive to the cries of youth today,
for they yearn for the coming of the Kingdom.
Blessed are you when you anguish now because your students are difficult,
for one day they will thank you for your loving concern.
Blessed are you when efficiency is moderated by compassion and empathy,
for the deeper secret of education is yours.
Blessed are you when you reach out to me in your students,
for you will surely find me and rejoice.
Blessed are you who lead young people in the paths of justice and peace,
for you will shine like stars for all eternity.
HAPPY TEACHER'S DAY TO ALL TEACHERS IN THE WORLD.