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Make Me a Teacher

Loving God,

You sent your only Son to live among us, as one of us.
He found us in our darkness, and made us the light of the world.
We called him "Teacher."
And, so, teachers let us be.

The Lusubilo Community Based Orphan Care sponsored
Community Based Childcare Centers for 3-5 year olds

Photo by Karen Kasmauski for CRS

In all that I do…
     …make me a teacher.
In all that I say…
     …make me a teacher.
In all that I write…
     …make me a teacher.
In all that I choose…
     …make me a teacher.

In my judgment…
     …make me a teacher.
In my self-discipline…
     …make me a teacher.
In my wisdom…
     …make me a teacher.
In my humor…
     …make me a teacher.

In my compassion…
     …make me a teacher.
In my patience…
     …make me a teacher.
In my mercy…
     …make me a teacher.
In my creativity…
     …make me a teacher.

In my sharing and generosity…
     …make me a teacher.
In my love for justice…
     …make me a teacher.
In my courage…
     …make me a teacher.

In my protection for the weak and vulnerable…
     …make me a teacher.
In my honor for life…
     …make me a teacher.
In my fealty to the Gospel…
     …make me a teacher.

In my faith…
     …make me a teacher.
In my hope…
     …make me a teacher.
In my love…
     …make me a teacher.

Two thousand years ago, your Son lived among us.
But as a teacher, he lives among us still.

In my joy and in my love for you…
     …make me a teacher.

Amen

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