An Understanding Heart…


An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

Carl Jung

9 comments on “An Understanding Heart…

  1. granbee says:

    Warmth exuded in the act of teaching is like removing an overhanging branch to allow the light and warmth of the sun to strike those gorgeous roses!

  2. nrhatch says:

    I agree. My favorite teachers were not the wisest . . . they were the warmest. 😀

  3. nrhatch says:

    Paula posted a wonderful video about the contribution teachers make:
    http://paulatohlinecalhoun1951.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/if-you-watch-nothing-else-today/

    Enjoy it!

  4. […] course, as Trish noted, maybe that warmth is a reflection of the true extent of their wisdom ~ An Understanding Heart (Creating […]

  5. eof737 says:

    Amen to that and those roses look so loving. 😉

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