I am motivated by Jesus’ style of teaching.  First, He loves His students. He uses amazing story telling; extraordinary, reflective questioning; and engagement through relevant lessons. Beyond Jesus' style of teaching, He demonstrates radical love for the marginalized and oppressed. He speaks to those in power, inviting them to selfless love, yet calling them out in Truth.  He tells us to pray for our enemies and love them. There is a verse in the Bible (IS 55:11) that says, "The Word does not go out without accomplishing its good."  This means that God's truths in the Bible will resonate in people's hearts to accomplish its good purpose, whether or not you ascribe the words to God or not.  I believe  the Spiritual Truths presented in the Bible are astounding and it is my goal to learn how to practice those amazing truths through my life and in my writing.