Being a Teacher

Being a Teacher February 23, 2015


I am a life-long teacher, which means I am a life-long student. I come from a lineage of teachers. And so, I offer this small poem about this noble calling.


Like the moon standing full

reflecting as much of the Source

as it can so those unaccustomed

to the dark can find their way,

this is the path you have chosen,

that has chosen you.

A Question to Walk With: In conversation with a friend or loved one, tell the story of one important teacher who has shaped your life and how.

"Monet was nearsighted and painted what he saw."

Stacks of Wheat
"It just happen many in Hebron went to the burial place for Sarah this weekend ..."

"Mark, your remark about the chord from Tokyo puts me in mind of a similar ..."

For Keith Jarrett
"Thank you, Mark, for posting this incredibly beautiful and heartwarming poem. Blessings, Laraine"

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