Monday, August 13, 2007

Schools Reopened Today


Schools reopened today. Though it was expected to be a tough day it was instead very relaxing. The students came with a lot of joy and expectations. I held my class spellbound for 35 minutes explaining to them the importance of education and character. It was as if we had known each other for long. One by one they thanked me and held my hand or some afraid to stain my white suit just waved their hand to say “thank you and see you tomorrow”. What a joy and divine privilege to be a teacher. If you can read this mail now please thank a teacher.

"Do you have family here?"

People always ask me each time I meet a new person, “Do you have family here?” Sometimes, when I meet a white person, he or she always...