Sunday, 15 May 2011

A Teacher's Prayer

Ya Allah, let me be just what they need.
If they need someone to trust, let me be trustworthy.
If they need sympathy, let me sympathize.
If they need love, let me love, in full measure.
Let me not anger easily ya Allah, but let me be just.
Permit my justice to be tempered in Your mercy.
When I stand before them, Ya Allah, let me look strong and good and honest and loving.
And let me be as strong and good and honest and loving as I look to them.
Help me to counsel the anxious, crack the covering of the shy, calm the
rambunctious with a gentle attitude.
Permit me to teach only the truth.
Help me to inspire them so that learning will not cease at the classroom door.
Let the lessons they learn make their lives fruitful and happy.
And, Ya Allah, let me bring them to You,
Teach them through me to find and love You...

Happy Teacher's Day
16th May 2011

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