Monthly Archives: December 2014

Who Virginia Was and Why She Mattered

I’ve always been drawn to the work of Virginia Satir and now realize why.  Her humanistic approach to therapy and and working with families is what I believe is needed , especially now, at a time when so many children … Continue reading

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Aha moment!

I recently wrote a short essay on education and the way it has been used to assimilate marginalized peoples. I was basically saying in the essay that as long as education perpetuates an eurocentric ideal then oppression will continue. One of my … Continue reading

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Schooling the World

This film was powerful and affected me deeply. I’m astounded that we, as a society, continue to blindly impose a way of life on intact, thriving cultures that is detrimental to their sustainability. Have we not learned from history. The … Continue reading

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Wild Geese by Mary Oliver

Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body
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The Invitation…by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to … Continue reading

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Ray Bradbury–Writer Extraordinaire! August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012

Originally posted on Communitas: Conversations on language and learning:
Yesterday, the world lost one of the most prolific and beautiful English writers of the last century. If you have not read his work, I would encourage you to do so.…

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