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Leave the dark out and let the light in!

While we were praying for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the nuclear emergency which threatens all of us popped up. As if all these were not enough, the countries started to attack each other. I sometimes wonder where this ‘hatred’ comes from. Why do people still fight? Why on earth are people killing each other? We are in 2011 (close to the Golden Age as some people mention). Aren’t we civilized yet?

I think the world needs us, the teachers today more than ever. We are the guides for the adults of the future and unfortunately we should do our best in this chaos while the world is going crazy.

I’m sure that you are aware of the difficulties of being a teacher. Teaching requires many qualifications such as being patient, understanding, creative, practical, tolerant and fair. You are a different kind of celebrity for them. No matter what you teach, you touch the lives of your students in a way. They track you with your behaviours, responses, approaches to them and even with your clothing and hair style.

Then why not taking this as an advantage! First of all, set a good example for your students. Then love them and let them feel that. Help them love people and lead them if they cannot do that.

We may not avert a catastrophe but we can change the future by bringing peace and love. It’s time to do something dear colleagues! Help our future by planting seeds of goodness. Leave the dark out and let the light in!

  1. Merve you are absolutely right! Thank you for your nice post!
    :-) Karin

  2. Hi Karin,
    Thank you for your comment. You are so thoughtful.

  3. Mervish, I’ve become a loyal follower of your posts. :) I totally agree with you my canım :) xxx

    1. Thank you dear Silkworm!
      You made my day:)

      Merve OFLAZ

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