How we grow, nobody knows. We do our best; we reap what we sow. Yet, in the end, whatever is harvested belongs and is loved.
Maundy Thursday recounts the story of The Last Supper. A poignant part of the story is where Jesus models humility and service in the washing of the disciples' feet but less of a focus is Peter's reluctance to receive it. The story teaches us about the nature of love and it reminds me of my mother's feet.
Inclusive practices, such as trauma-informed approaches, although based on modern research, echo a truth as old as life. Everything belongs.
Reflections on being a SEND parent, a teacher and wishing Ofsted did Deep Dives into belonging and acceptance - for the sakes of both children and their families.
When we meet difference, we feel threat. Without awareness, we attack and vilify, causing violence and harm. Love is the only way through.