In the sheer vulnerability of facing a group as “teacher,” we come face-to-face with our own personal issues, insecurities, fears and challenges.
Because when we teach—when we work with other humans—our own pain and issues come up for healing.
It can be messy.
In high school, I told my 10th grade math teacher that I would NEVER be a teacher because it would be boring to say the same things over and over again.
Boy, was I wrong.
My love for teaching grew as I realized that at my best, I was a learner with my students.
When I held that position, I was more impactful. I was also more alive.
Teaching is a sacred cauldron.