PROMPT WORD: GUIDE
She held the small hand in a gentle but firm grip and guided its progress on the paper.
The result was a large and unwieldy letter, but it was recognizable as the letter A and Jeremy was ecstatic that he had written it “all by himself”.
Martha hid her smile and agreed with him that it was a wonderful effort and in no time at all he would be breezing through the entire alphabets with no trouble at all.
Martha considered herself a guide to these little ones, teaching them their first letters, numbers and guiding not only their little fingers and hands but also their young minds.
She became a kindergarten teacher because of a kind and gentle woman, Mrs. Cooper who had taught her what it was to experience loving touch of a teacher who genuinely wanted to teach and guide a young mind.
A love and attention that her mother failed to provide for her.