“The results [of research] could not be clearer: Teens who spend more time than average on screen activities are more likely to be unhappy, and those who spend more time than average on nonscreen activities are more likely to be happy.”
It must be troubling for the god who loves you…
A stunning poem with a clear voice of the author, yet infinite so to touch all people in moments of reflection and self-assessment.
After a legendary career in adventure writing, Tim Cahill thought his story was over. Thrown from a raft in the Grand Canyon’s Lava Falls, he was trapped underwater and out of air. When he finally reached land, his heart stopped for several minutes. Then he came back—and decided to risk Lava again.
This article is really about “story” and its connection to human experience, to the human condition. An excellent reflection on the importance of story, of one’s own story, of our family’s story, of history, and of the story of man. Especially useful for beginning writers, or students exploring their own lives and its meaning. It is not a complete exploration, but it is certainly a starting point in the discussion.
It’s one thing to appreciate haiku, but it’s a totally different animal to teach it. Teaching requires flexibility, passion, and a degree of mastery of the subject that allows the teacher to converse freely and energetically enough to engage the audience in a learning moment… wherever and whenever that teaching moment occurs.
Check out this inspiring Teaching Story – How We Haiku.