I was at Starbucks last Saturday, waiting to meet a friend, and sitting right in front of me was a mum trying to teach her children to complete a set of homework. What happened next was even more shocking.
I believe that as much as we may want to teach someone something or to simply impart knowledge, there is no way we can force it onto the person … What we can only hope to achieve is to kindle a flame from within the person for learning.
Yes, in the end you please no one and will be respected by none. One thing for sure, no matter what we do, there will always be someone criticizing us. Just do what you feel in your heart to be right.
Children in an Indonesian village in the district of Lebak having to climb over a collapsed bridge to make their way to school. They say they prefer to take this perilous route because a detour to the next bridge would add half an hour to their journey.
In a powerful letter to all teachers, Nelba Marquez-Greene, the mother of one of the children killed in the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting, wrote, “It takes guts to be a teacher.”
… that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu —————————- The “Rebuild Haiti” Better World Book Drive Announcing the Rebuild Haiti…