JoAnn Tumbleston Jarman (South Carolina)
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We know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. - Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)
During my teaching career I decided to pursue National Board Certification, a rigorous and demanding endorsement. Teachers are allowed only three attempts to pass the certification process. My two young children and my husband
supported me emotionally and encouraged me.
The year-one results came in; I did not make it....
Whether I win or lose, my perseverance will produce a godly character.
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Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.”