Finding the Beauty in Others

Today we welcome my little brother to the blog world as I share his “Share Your Story” submission. He played with the Beauty in the Unknown theme and came up with a story about seeing the beauty that everyone has to offer. And as an 8th grade boy, I must say I am pretty impressed.

photo (2)

 

(Proud sister)

And before I share his story, I think everyone needs to know that two years ago he looked like this…

photo

Holy growth spurt!!!

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

It was the beginning of the 8th grade year when I met Mrs. Gordon. At first she wasn’t my favorite. Mostly because I hate work. But as the year went on, I saw how much she cared and loved each and every one of her students. (Even the difficult ones) As a new member of the SJMS team, she started to get comfortable with her new school. And I started to become more comfortable with her. We joke and laugh (even at SILENT lunch) because we bad like that.

She is a hard teacher but I can now see why. I can see why she had strict deadlines. I can see why she checked the bin everyday right when class started to see if we had turned in our homework. And I can see why she pounded us with 5 pieces of text to read that ranged from Romeo & Juliet to To Kill a Mockingbird. She was preparing us for the years to come. Because you see, high school isn’t said to be easy and her class was a high school credit.

She loved us all with her big God driven heart. And I love her back. I will miss her and I just wish I would of realized her beauty before the last quarter of school. You see, for the first three it was unknown.

———————————————————————————————————————————————————————-

Hope everyone is having a Happy Monday! It’s been a lil yucky and rainy here which meant napping and lounging.

xoxo,

Mel

 

Advertisements

One thought on “Finding the Beauty in Others

Any thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s