Ryan Tahmaseb is a parent of a young boy, a teacher at a K-8 school, and a graduate student at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry. His writing has appeared in publications such as The Carolina Quarterly, Education Week, Edutopia, Gravel Magazine, and Spartan Magazine. His first chapbook, Mutual Incomprehension, was published by Anchor & Plume Press in January 2016.
How Conflict and Confusion are Spiritual Opportunities
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“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS