Beauty

Beauty

 “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” Jalal ad-Din Rumi  (Persian Poet and Mystic, 1207-1273) My fortune cookie today read, “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”  As I often do, I pasted the quote in my visual journal and did a quick and tiny reflective drawing. What is beauty?…

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Identity

“Teaching, like any truly human activity, emerges from one’s inwardness, for better or worse. As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together. The entanglements I experience in the classroom are often no more or less than the convolutions of my inner life.…