Category Archive: process

Labor of Love

Labor of Love

I was thinking about the complexities of “labor” today, on this Labor Day eve. I was thinking about the labor or role of the teacher. …

 

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the World

Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the World

 

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

Bigger and Better than Ourselves: Humility

I thought I was going to write about Wonder, but instead I’ve changed my mind.I have been thinking about and researching the importance of Wonder …

 

Because you need to. Because you want to.

Because you need to. Because you want to.

 

Focusing on love.

Focusing on love.

In August, most of our school met for a retreat. At one point, we were asked to go around the table and share our intention …

 

From seeds

From seeds

“From seeds” comes from a conversation that came about today when I was in the SWS garden harvesting vegetables and flowers to paint with Caleb, …

 

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

“Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize” -Thich Nhat Hanh

 

All These Questions Are Love

All These Questions Are Love

This is the view from my window right now.Another snow day.A day to reflect and catch up on blogging. February just ended.It’s when the Love Fairy …

 

“The years are changing. They go by so fast.” Sophie, Kindergarten

“The years are changing. They go by so fast.” Sophie, Kindergarten

It’s cold.It’s winter so it is to be expected.This year is likely to be the coldest Washington, DC has perhaps ever experienced.“The icicleslook like lamps.The …

 

Happiness being taught

Happiness being taught

Show some emotion. If you work with young children, you know there are many opportunities to experience emotions. Last month I was working on a project with …