Tag Archives: Education

The Most Important Part of Any Education

by Nicholas Andrea The most important thing children need to be taught in school today is the truth of interconnectedness with all life. And, I don’t mean this as merely an intellectual idea, a hollow theory that can be forgotten … Continue reading

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That Question Nobody Wants to Deal With: The Prison System

by Nick Andrea How we treat our prisoners is an indicator of where we are as a society and there is a better way. I recently read an article about how inmates are treated in Norway. Some features and quotes really stood out … Continue reading

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Spiritual Education of Our Youth

by Nick Andrea As a spiritual educator of children and youth, I have been puzzled this year by the lack of adult willingness to teach our K-12 classes at the spiritual center at which I work. Our youth are important. Vitally … Continue reading

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Why Self-Direction Needs to Be Taught In Our Schools

by Nick Andrea Self-direction, or getting quiet to find guidance within, is a critical life skill that we need to teach in our schools, from Kindergarten through Ph.D. It is missing from the majority of our educational institutions and this … Continue reading

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Art as Presence

by Nick Andrea Art is not limited to the artist. It is also the providence of the pilot, the computer programmer, and the environmentalist, because art is presence. It is every moment we selflessly trust ourselves. Art is our life in … Continue reading

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Reason For Gratitude, Even On A Bad Day…

by Nick Andrea I woke up today, groggy, stomach feeling funky, dreary and rainy outside. And Monday. Yuck. As I walked the dog it started raining on me. As I hoped to finish studying chapter 3 of my networking class … Continue reading

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