An excerpt from How Do You Pray?
1. What is your biggest challenge as a teacher? My biggest challenge is the projections that I sometimes experience from students. When someone opens, it is natural to look to the source of that opening—the teacher—and project onto that person qualities or perceptions that are idealistic. I manage projection by trying to be as honest as I can about my own humanity, and I work hard not buy into any hype that might be projected onto me by others—otherwise it is difficult to stay grounded and...
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