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A Time of Rest

Kathy took this picture last weekend. They finished a day cleaning the farmhouse and it is livable. The sun, after a dreary day, appeared and the sky was awash with golden rays. I feel this way in the classroom. I love what I do. I am whole and find voice. I am a learner, a teacher, and the two are inseparable, but I remind my self to be mindful and give thanks.

Fleetingly framed

Trees against golden skyline

Nature paints day’s end.

Glorious moment

Sky awash with golden light

I am fulfilled.

About ivonprefontaine

I am a retired educator who recently completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. My dissertation topic and research was how teachers experience becoming who they are as teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

8 responses »

  1. nice sunday Ivon,
    many greetings Greetje

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  2. And your students should be most grateful for a teacher so engaged and in love with his work.

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  3. I loved the Haikus. Both are awesome! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

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  4. This also my favourite time of day. Greeting.

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  5. excellent word: fulfilled 🙂

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  6. That is glorious…thank you for sharing. I needed that!

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