Radical Advice: Embrace Grief

I had always imagined healing would be this ethereal experience. The sun shining, a community of support, basking in a feeling of wholeness… That is until I really dedicated myself to a healing path.   I then came to understand the often lonely, painful, and dark path healing sometimes requires.

Radical Advice: Forget the Reward

This past week I had an illuminating conversation with my university students.  I love teaching this  course at this particular college because these future teachers help me feel hopeful.  Hopeful that they will work to  reverse some of what plagues urban public education today– the anti-intellectualism, low-expectations and uninspired teaching. This group (of mostly women) … More Radical Advice: Forget the Reward