Piano. French Horn. Viola.
anything that requires me to just do it, daily, over and over. I fell off every wagon I ever got on; thank goodness I never took up drinking or drugs, but chances are, I wouldn't have been able to stick with them, either.
Waldorf teachers are supposed to work through a series of developmental exercises called the Six Basic Exercises. It's supposed to be something that makes possible further development of one's cognitive, observational, and contempletive powers. You start with contemplating an everyday object for a set amount of time, daily.
I never once made it through.
But look! I am writing! Every single day, so far. I don't want to break the chain! I want a check in every box.
See what I'm doing here? I am changing the story. It will be a story of success, of perseverance, of devotion.
eta: Weebly, why are you cutting off the last line of my post?
Sara Renee Logan has been telling stories to everyone who would listen since she was seven. She organized storytimes for her college roommates, and spent a year at Oxford studying folklore and folktales. Many years as a Waldorf teacher allowed her to tell stories about everything from Baba Yaga's hut on chicken legs to the water cycle to the life of Joan of Arc. Sara shares her life with her partner, Melanie, their son, and an unreasonable family of pets. She continues to share her love of storytelling and stories with audiences of all ages, specializing in bringing the wild beauty of folktales to young and old. Sara writes about parenting, storytelling, and about living a life with stories.