The Zen of Education

Being a Buddhist

Have confidence in your own spiritual potentiality, your ability to find your own unique way. Learn from others certainly and use what you fine useful, but also learn to trust your own inner wisdom. Have courage. Be awake and aware. Remember too that Buddhism is not about being a Buddhist; that is, obtaining a new identity tag. Nor is it about collecting head-knowledge, practices and techniques. It is ultimately about letting go of all forms and concepts and becoming free.
–John Snelling, Elements of Buddhism

Love it. Replace “spiritual” with “educational” and “Buddhism” with “ZenSchooling” and that about sums it up.

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