A couple of interesting cases have been sent into the website recently, specifically to do with the complex topic of teachers:
“In our neighborhood there is a girls school with a headmistress who is ancient. It is a private school and it would appear that she has a strong hold over it, to the extent that even though she may no longer be the correct person for the position, she refuses to step down and no one has the power or the guts to force her out.
Continue reading “The Old & The Disappearing Teacher”
(Adapted from a story by Renée Fuller)
He had a mean streak, which often gave him considerable pleasure. He enjoyed embarrassing and putting others in their place. The gossip that he shared was exquisitely crafted to cause as much turbulence as possible. Nor did he mind that the meanness was mirrored on his face. On the contrary, he thought it reflected the power he gained by creating fear. Besides, creating fear was more important to him than to be attractive to look at. That was until he saw Her in the marketplace. Continue reading “The Beautiful Mask”
Death and life are in the power of the tongue – Proverbs 18/21
מות וחיים ביד לשון – משלי יח כא
Can Words Save Lives?
We often think that our words are just that – words! They have no real substance, no real power. Nothing really happens when I make a negative comment, nothing really changes when I say a positive one. Continue reading “Death And Life In Power Of The Tongue”