Trying hard to be constructive and encouraging.
Trying hard not to be like a vitriolic American/NZ Idol judge.
But at times it’s all so trying…
Strands of U2’s song “Grace” keep running through my head – “Grace finds beauty in everything.”
As an aside I had a classmate who had the following left on his Uni essays by the marker on two occasions.
“An artist once painted an painting by lowering a running motorcycle into a bath of paint and splattering the paint onto the canvas – your essay resembles this.”
And on another bad day all it had on it was the Bible reference Dan 5:7-8.
Took him (and the door to our room) a while to recover.