As in Tai Chi, so too in teaching. There is something to be said for simply going through the motions. Character is built through repetition like any skill. Take lying, for example. The more you do it, the better you get. Love requires similar practice. Showing up, being real, witnessing – all require time on task for any degree of mastery.
Today, I abandoned two things, my fasting from sugar and aqua aernbics class. Instead, I had two bowls of Avgolemono with one beloved colleague and evaluated another. Both inspired me to continue in a profession and against odds unparalleled.
As Scarlet O’Hara says, ‘