Let the beauty we love be what we do.
Originally posted on Peace Corps Thailand Magazine:
Clarence Say, 129 TESS All quotes in italics are taken from The Courage to Teach by Parker J. Palmer. As a student, I was in too many classrooms riddled with fear, the fear that leads many children, born…
I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
From grade school on, education is a fearful enterprise. As a student, I was in too many classrooms riddled with fear, the fear that leads many children, born with a love of learning, to hate the idea of school. As a teacher, I am at… Read More
For Nori …
Being in Thailand has been a challenge. The community in which I live is so different from what I am used to, with its bucket showers and squat toilets, loud calls to prayer from the mosque, tiny children driving motorcycles, students in classrooms with no… Read More
…and Ramadan. I’ve decided to fast this year, which took some of the members in my community by surprise. A good kind of surprise though. My counterpart in particular thought that maybe I was joking at first. Took him a moment, but once he realized… Read More