Please read this thoughtful and heart warm post from Val, we can all learn here…
“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ~ Pema Chodron
I was with a group of caring yoga teachers yesterday, and we shared experiences of who showed up in our classes. There was one student who always gave an unsolicited evaluation of how the class went and what the teacher could do differently. An other student would send long emails about a substitute teacher, pointing out where she was not as good as the original one. An other student made comments in class about how uncomfortable she was.
Then there were the students who were grateful for the teacher’s guidance and came back class after class.
I awoke this morning with this thought. People show up for different reasons, yet they are all our teachers.
Should we dismiss the challenging ones as external disturbances, taking us…
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