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....
“Prayer, searching the scripture, and service are means of entering into and sharing the heart, mind, and work of Christ. A balanced spiritual practice helps us get in step with the transforming rhythm of Jesus’ life with God: work and worship, engagement and rest, service and Sabbath, contemplation and action.” Read more.