V – VIP Kid (How Teaching English Saved My Life)

The Artistic Christian


One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.
‒Frank Smith

The limits of my language are the limits of my world.
‒Ludwig Wittgenstein

Over Christmas Break this past December, my fellow teachers and I were called into an emergency meeting.  We were told that our small private school was suffering financially, and that there might not be enough to stay open for the Spring semester.  In a desperate move, every teacher agreed to take a dramatic pay cut, parents began fund-raising left and right, and the school was able to survive.

My mind was whirling with questions, however.  How would we pay our bills?  As the man of the house, how would I continue to provide for my family’s needs?  As I was praying about this, I came across a good friend’s Facebook post where she mentioned…

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