A guest post written by Grace Van Bemmel
At one time I was a Montessori schoolteacher. My class was a lovely group of children; hardworking, obedient, and disciplined. One day, the principal told me that I would have a new boy in my classroom in a few weeks and that he was quite a handful.
Well, he came and the first few days were fine. Then one day he became very angry. He threw himself on the floor and started screaming and yelling. All the children became very quiet and they all just stared at him – including me. I did not quite know how to handle this situation, so I remained quiet. Then suddenly a little boy came up to him and said, “You are a baby!” He stopped the yelling and screaming and he never did it again.
It was a good lesson for us all. We can wait on God and we can listen quietly and humbly for His angel messages. The wonderful thing was that the boys very simply solved this problem themselves and I did not need to do anything. It was God’s responsibility, not mine.
This verse from Psalms wonderfully sums up this idea: “Be still, and know that I am God.”