Which is the mark of a good teacher? To teach exactly the way he was taught? Or to adapt his teaching to this day, to this student or group of students before him? Which is the mark of perfection? Stasis, or evolution?
Undoubtedly you have heard this put the other way. Yet the coming together of student and teacher is as much a gift to the teacher as to the student. Any art pursued becomes an integrated process of learning and teaching, of communicating and re-communicating. You cannot master anything without becoming a teacher. In your own … Continue reading When the Teacher is Ready, the Student Will Appear