Words I needed to hear today.

One of the teachers I was closest to in high school, who really inspired me in a million different ways, but especially with writing, wrote me an e-mail today that made a hard week at school a bit easier.

Jennifer wrote:

Teaching English isn’t about writing a perfect thesis statement about Shakespeare’s usage of willow tree imagery; it’s in the art of shaping one’s “life thesis” — living a life with meaning and purpose.

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