Prayer for school Struggles

by Kellie (Hammond, LA)

I am a teacher, and I am struggling to keep my faith. My students are from a very high poverty community. Fighting is valued over school. Material goods are valued over school. I don’t know if I am reaching them.

I love these babies. I just need the extra spiritual support. I am expected to have them make certain scores on state tests; however, they are so distraught from their home lives they can’t focus on their work. It’s a catch 22!

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