Browsing All posts tagged under »Peace«

Music Medicine; Mindful Monday

July 6, 2020


Work is a good stress reliever, but I also need moments of respite, the calm in the storm.

Awake At Snake Rock

June 2, 2020


Present moment breathing, I’m listening and seeing.

World-Making Song

May 27, 2020


Earth Diver! Show me how to be a world-maker.

Ask Where I’m A Local 

May 15, 2020


History is real. Cultures are real,  but countries are invented.

Gardening: I Dig It, I Diggedy-Do

March 31, 2020


A glance at the garden can cause a bouquet of questions to bloom, or trigger a giant list of jobs.

Ethics Explorations & Deep Conversations

January 24, 2020


I am surprised. I could open up to you. I love your stories.

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

January 23, 2020


Bri is a high school student with a head full of rhymes, a notebook full of songs, and a heart full of ambition. She is determined to make it as a rapper, and she’s doing all she can to catch that Big Break. I have never, in all my life, met a character who is […]

Helping Children Understand Emotions

January 2, 2020


One of the most important things we can do for children is to teach them about the full range of human emotions--and how to respond to them mindfully, so that we can maintain self-control of our behavior and successfully navigate difficulties in relationships.

Armistice Day Reflection

November 12, 2019


For me, “heroes” help make the world a better place. They educate, they heal, they protect the vulnerable, they stand against injustice and oppression, and most importantly, they live peacefully.

Seeing Whiteness In School

August 17, 2019


For the past eight months, I’ve been working on a research project. As an anti-racist teacher, I wanted to learn first-hand about the school experiences of my students of color. To find out some answers to this question, I interviewed a few dozen former students of color on the question, “How would you say whiteness–whatever […]