quote of the day, my

when one needs to consciously remind oneself of a/any state of affairs, something’s not right

(just-for-fun suggested citation: Tan, Y.H. (2013, May 20). quote of the day, my [blog post]. Retrieved from http://edublog.net/wp/2013/05/20/quote-of-the-day-my/ )

a little life lesson a little reminder

after the conversations with all eight student teachers i supervised for the recent practicum, this is my little takeaway from the morning, and it’s definitely good reminder for me as a teacher, as a learner, as a parent, as a friend, and as a human person (:

many at times we make assumptions and use busy as an excuse to not find out more about things that we observed. open communication and the effort to do so helps one to clarify observations and the misunderstandings within. and it reminds one of empathy, for the same thing may very well happen to you and be misunderstood by an observer too.

或许这就是命; 天时、地利、人和,三者的聚集才能成就一件好事,不易啊!

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this is water

yet another video that illustrates “it’s a matter of perspective”, “change your perspective and you may change your life” (:

人生无常, Wallace, who gave this speech in 2005, is not around us anymore; only his voice is still with us to remind us of life’s lesson.