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Silent Sentinel

The imagery in the picture and poetry reminds us that we assume the centre is the place to be. In some recent reading, one author (bell hooks) proposed the margins give us a wider view of the world we live in. We are on the boundaries seeing the centre and looking outwards to newness that people caught in the middle are not able to see easily.

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About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

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