Cafeteria Philosophy

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Intellectual Shaman

A school runs like a clock. And the people there become
predictable, like hour hands, minute hands, and second hands, counting down for
retirement. Teachers follow routines and anyone who breaks them is deviant.
Most who can’t stand the grind will not allow themselves to be ground, but some
need to break the grinder. It may come from sublimated rebellion or the teacher
who said, “When you finish a Master’s Degree, you can come back here and
tell me how to teach!”

My first day of work started with breakfast. The kids lined
up and I walked them to the cafeteria. Jason tried to break for it.

“Watch him Mr. Johnson!” Miss Helfrich yelled. I
grabbed him.

“We’ll have to document that restraint!” She
watched her students to make sure they were doing everything right. Then she
started watching me.

I was watching the janitor. He had slick silver hair…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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