Learning to Connect, Connecting to Learn

At some point in the history of humanity and schooling, “academics” became a separate, stand-alone category, considered the most essential part of school, the “instruction” and “learning,” in today’s parlance. The reading, writing and ‘rithmatic, along with science, social studies and all the other arbitrary subject areas. “Academics” as opposed to art, athletics, or extracurricular…… Continue reading Learning to Connect, Connecting to Learn

A Spiritual Education

“People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler Ross Is there such a thing as peace or justice in a world where depression and anxiety are rampant, people…… Continue reading A Spiritual Education