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How Can We Ride the Ebbs and Flows with Power and Grace?

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Last week on Mother May I , I wrote about the impact of empathy on sustainability, a topic I’ve thought about often over the past two decades as an educator. Last week my team was struggling to define our next steps for the Community Resource Centre. Questioning how it could take so long for the […]

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The What and Why of Empathy in Sustainable Partnerships

DATE : 2015-11-08 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

We weave in and out of each other's lives in uniquely special ways that should be celebrated. When I came to Kenya after 18 years in Zimbabwe, I found that Pamela, one of my former students in Zimbabwe, was now working at the school with me. I remember seeing her and thinking, "How cool is [...]
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Re-image That!

DATE : 2015-11-07 AUTHOR : COMMENTS : No Comments

Look at what is coming at you. What do you think you see? Squint your eyes, look at it cross-eyed if you have to! Don’t just assume that you know! I learned an important process for promoting change from a Zimbabwean villager who said, ‘To make this corn-shucking machine I first had to re-image the […]

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