Never Not the Neophyte

I love this line of thought…

The Poet Priestess

RRivers logoAt some point on our journey we have all been the neophyte, the newbie, the wide eyed seeker. As children or adults we have come to our paths with tentative footsteps or joyful bounds, absorbing all the wonders we experience, discovering secrets of our Gods, our world, and ourselves. Over time and through experience, those who have walked the path with purpose and passion become known as the Priests, Priestesses, Shamans, Magicians, Teachers and Elders of our communities. However, here lies the paradox: An adept is never not a neophyte. No matter how skilled, how experienced or how knowledgeable a person is in their chosen area of expertise, there is ALWAYS something new to learn.

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About Nimue Brown

Druid, author, dreamer, folk enthusiast, parent, wife to the most amazing artist -Tom Brown. Drinker of coffee, maker of puddings. Exploring life as a Pagan, seeking good and meaningful ways to be, struggling with mental health issues and worried about many things. View all posts by Nimue Brown

One response to “Never Not the Neophyte

  • Christopher Blackwell

    Ah pride and ego can get in the way of continued lea rig ad effective teaching depending on which side of the student/teachers relationship.
    In truth the best relationship is when both sides are both student and teachers A good teacher learns something from each student, and encourages the student, perhaps letting the student when the student has taught something to the teacher. As the author has said, it is about sharing.

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