Row, row, row your boat….

Row, row, row your boat, Gently down the stream, Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream.   I recently heard a talk by Dr Wayne W Dyer, based on the above nursery rhyme. He makes a beautiful analogy as he talks about the importance of living life with peace, acceptance, joy and harmony, both …

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I believe in my own power

Life is a gift and each of us is unique, with special powers to contribute to make life worth living for ourselves and others. The secret to an amazing life is to believe in yourself and trust that the Universe has your back!   I believe in my own power. I have tremendous power inside of …

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He who dares to teach must never cease to learn… (anon)

My brother always says I have havoc-wreaking energy, and probably to put it to some good use, when I was about five years old, my father employed a teacher to give me lessons every afternoon. There was no pre-school in those idyllic days of yore! My mother was a petite, beautiful, artistic kind who mostly …

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For the Love of Teaching….

In my first few years of teaching, I ran across this quote by Haim Ginott. It impacted me so much that I printed it out and taped it to my filing cabinet, where it stayed for many, many years ... It frightened me, much like that conclusion did to Haim. But it also empowered me. …

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