Education in Transformation
Jul17

Education in Transformation

As we move forward with consciousness in building the New Earth the way our souls are being guided, it is only natural to include education. I have felt this for some time, and have had my own experience in the education system, both as a student and as a teacher. I’m going to share with you some of my experiences along the journey, including others who are leading the way forward in this direction. I remember that it was in 4th grade that I became aware how much I loved words, and in particular, I would construct rhymes in the form of poems but it wasn’t until I was in my freshman year of high school that I realized how deep this passion was. I was the girl who would stay up until 2:30 in the morning, under the covers with a flashlight, reading a book I had to complete before I could sleep! Through my excitement for reading and for stories, for traveling with these characters along their growth and transformation, I developed a natural sense of communion with words, and knew what words to use, when to use them and so forth. Have you felt something that you just feel is a part of you and when you discover it, it makes you feel alive, it feels as though you don’t “work” at it, but that it just flows? This is a clue for you as to what you are meant to cultivate and bring forth more fully into your life and in this world… As many of us may have been told that we needed to have something more concrete to fall back on, I was told this by my mother when I mentioned to her that I wanted to be a writer. So therefore, my major in college was English though I added a concentration in writing so I could get what I truly felt deep within me, out. People assumed that I was on the road to becoming a teacher within the school system, though right from the start, I knew this was not my specific role to take. When I graduated, I shared with one of my professors how I wanted to bring writing to people as therapy, for I had done my own healing through creation with words. I had thought to go onto my MA with this thought in mind… I went on to teach Creative Writing to kids at a summer camp…in addition to teaching writing at the YMCA to troubled kids, tutored in writing/reading…I often heard people say, “I just can’t write,” and I would respond, “the only reason...

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