In a stew, all of the ingredients are thrown into one big pot, set on a low simmer, and sealed with a hope that the myriad of flavors coalesce. Transformation is much like a stew sealed in our beloved crock pot. We’re given the tools needed for growth, and sometimes when we take a peek, we notice that we need a little more flexibility, or playfulness, or sometimes just a little more time.
About half-way throughout each semester at Druid Hills High, we ask our students to share any transformations they’ve undergone and what they might need in order to continue their growth.
Ruqayah’s brilliant honesty with herself will keep her