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Initiation, Mystery, and Etymology

I saw an old friend today. We talked about initiation, mystery, and how we can understand things by understanding their etymology: the origin of the words. What is initiation? First, looking at the word we see the word “initiate”. That means to start something. Initiation is when we start anew in a profound way. In fact, we’re […]

Freedom, Healing, and Unschooling

Eli Gerzon talks about how he used the freedom he had with unschooling/homeschooling when he left school, to do all kinds of emotional and spiritual healing work. We can’t have freedom or be free if we have wounds that need tending to. He refers to the website Family Healing Institute, by Venus Taylor an African-American, unschooling/homeschooling mom in Boston. Eli Gerzon quotes Venus Taylor and expresses his own gratitude and thanks to all who have helped them heal.

Stranger in a Strange Land Newsletter: July 2009

In his Stranger in a Strange Land Newsletter: July 2009, Eli Gerzon talks about the Worldschool Travels tour of Japan in November which will include a group of five homeschooler/unschoolers/worldschoolers from around the country. He had a vision of a bird or phoenix coming out of a shell last year now he’s out of that shell, in his new skin, and trying to shine his light through his Tweets on Twitter, on Facebook, and on his blog here.