Every word is new the moment it’s uttered: new speaker, new moment, new meanings. But when words renewed in a moment of utterance echo with resonances of the wisdom of ages, meaning trickles in every direction.
Daily Gratitude Log: Today I’m thankful for meaningful work. My job keeps me on my toes, learning continually, drawing on experience but always confronting new problems, ultimately working for the benefit of kids.
Daily Gratitude Log: I can understand the feeling folks have of being tired of school, feeling shut down or exhausted with it. I can get that. But I’ve been a lifetime student, and as a teacher, the classroom has also been my battlefield, my front lines. Today, I’m grateful for being able to study. I’m grateful for my teachers, memorable or forgettable (or regrettable), grateful for the support and opportunity to read, learn, think, talk, and write, grateful for my formation and sense of belonging to the world that has come through education, grateful for today being able to continue studying now as a graduate student.
Daily gratitude log for today: Thankful for family living room campouts in front of the Christmas tree.