Growth brings about change. Change can bring about growth. Sounds like we should be changing and growing, huh? Sounds exhausting.
I remember taking Geometry in high school. Our teacher told us, “you’re not going to get this at the beginning, but eventually the light will turn on”. And she was right. The light did turn on, although at different times during the semester. Each class we’d slog through proofs and problems, do the homework, and one by one there would be an “aha” moment for one of the students. I remember having a sense of pride at finally “getting it”. It changed my outlook on the class subject specifically and learning in general.Continue reading