I know I'm the teacher, but in this situation I'm just as much a learner as my students are. And perhaps even more so.
I realized that if I'm not looking forward to something, I get anxious.
When stray cats adopt me and gradually win my heart, I don't expect them to leave me quickly. But sometimes they do. If you've read my posts about Cosette, the mama cat who brought me her kittens last May, you'll know how she taught me about trying to relax and trust that everything would work … Continue reading More cat lessons: When death arrives unexpected
I've had two or three or four dreams of tigers pursuing me these last few months. And then I read Pema Chodron's Quote of the Week. And I remember the delicious strawberries I enjoyed in Savannah a couple of weeks ago. So juicy, so red, so sweet. From Pema Chodron: "There is a story of … Continue reading Of Tigers and Strawberries