Failure is a funny thing.
If we don't do something quite right, we failed.
If we don't connect with each and every student, we failed.
If, heaven forbid, a student has more issues than we can deal with, we fail.
We tend to focus on the one
Forgetting about the many.
We want a magic potion to fix what needs fixing.
We want the giant S we wear under our clothing to mean something.
What we really need to do is
Be kind to ourselves.
We need to realize
Even the wisest people on the planet
And sometimes, a student has to have the desire