Tag: Epictetus

  • Sometimes we can offer a sigh of relief

    Bird Droppings November 10, 2011 Sometimes we can offer a sigh of relief “It is about learning not about teaching.” Dr. Max Thompson A semester is nearing the end and my daily journey for this semester will end. But it is a relief in some ways. While I have really enjoyed the classes, students and […]

  • Can we add color to a gray world

    Bird Droppings November 9, 2011 Can we add color to a gray world In recent days I have been taking brilliant color photos and converting to duotones or simply black and white often with striking results. It was several nights back I had been having a series of vivid dreams or visions some might say. […]

  • Hearing and Listening

    Bird Droppings September 21, 2011 Hearing and Listening “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus A simple analogy yet we far too often do not understand that statement and perhaps it is because we have more jaw muscle than ear muscle. In education […]

  • Patience

    Bird Droppings June 15, 2011 Patience “The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” William Faulkner When I first read this earlier it hit me hard, so often in life we want to accomplish that great task all in one quick movement and all at one time. It has been a […]