Category Archives: Education

Cadeau de la clé / Gift of the key

Thank you Christine over at http://journeyintopoetry.wordpress.com for inspiring this post. Stop in and meet Christine if you are not already following her. Read and be inspired as I am. * “We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.”   … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

knowing dark

“Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.”   –  Walt Whitman   “In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.”   –  Dante Alighieri   … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Dark/Light, Education, Inspiration, Musings, Poetry, Sensuality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Fight Censorship and thank a Librarian

“We are willing enough to praise freedom when she is tucked away in the past and cannot be a nuisance. In the present, amidst dangers whose outcome we cannot foresee, we get nervous about her, and admit censorship.   –  E.M. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Childhood, Commentary, Communication, Creativity, Dreams, Education, Inspiration, Life, Passion, Perception, Poetry, Political, Relationships, Sensuality, Tribute, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 27 Comments

mots d’une immigré / words of one immigrant

  “There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Communication, Education, Inspiration, Life, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Un café s’il vous plaît

“A different language is a different vision of life.”   – Federico Fellini “The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language.”   – Ezra Pound “A man who does not know a foreign language is ignorant … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments