A few years ago, I broke my tailbone. My shoes slipped on our carpeted stairs and the next thing I knew I was bouncing like a ball. Bump, bump, bump. I was bruised and so sore. As anyone who has fallen on their tailbone can tell you, the pain of sitting or lying in bed … Continue reading
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Seeing With The Eyes Of Love: Remembering Our Friend
Familiar acts are beautiful through love. -Percy Bysshe Shelley When I read this quote I find comfort. Shelley’s words remind me that it is not in the grand gestures, but in the simple everyday routines where beauty and love can be found. Acts of kindness, of giving and sharing, of listening and playing: these are … Continue reading
What is your favorite animal in the jungle?
Every morning the second-graders are given a topic to write about in their morning journals. Yesterday the topic, presented as the Question of the Day, was “What is your favorite animal in the jungle?”. The topic came in connection with the children reading about Jane Goodall’s observations of chimpanzees in the wild. When I read … Continue reading