Lessons from the Garden

I have been enjoying some deliciously warm days, the first of the spring after a protracted winter.  The peas are in, spinach, carrots, anything that will appreciate the erratic weather to come for the next weeks until we are past the frost date.     I’m looking forward to the time...

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To be a good teacher or parent, you have to know yourself and take good care of yourself. You need a practice that helps you deal intelligently and compassionately with your emotions, with your suffering, so that you can compassionately address the suffering in your children, students, and colleagues.

Thich Nhat Hanh from Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children