Posts Tagged ‘role model’
United In Favor of Expanded Learning
In 1979 (before many of you were even born) Barry Manilow wrote and performed a song entitled One Voice. The lyrics speak to the importance of one voice standing up and sharing with the world what they believe is important, and what begins with just one voice will be joined by other voices, and soon…Read More
“Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.” While this sentiment expressed by Ella Wheeler Wilcox can certainly be accurate to a point, it is absolutely likely that when we cry, people who care about us will help us to deal with the tears we are experiencing. I think the kind…Read More
According to the Greeks there are four types of love. Eros, or romantic love, is inspired by deep feelings of passion and desire. Storge is the type of love that family and friends have for one another. This type of love is unconditional and is accepting of flaws and faults and will ultimately lead you…Read More
What Is Your Point of View?
What are you passionate about? What is it that you want to accomplish? I saw a clever license plate the other day and it shared this message: LV♥NLOL After pondering the message for a while, I realized it said, “Live, Love, and Laugh Out Loud.” I would agree with this sentiment, but I would also…Read More
Being a Role Model for a Group of Youth
A positive role model is someone who others look up to and admire. A role model is someone that others want to emulate. Simply through “being”, a role model is inspirational and motivational. Others can see the possibilities of themselves in the role model. A role model demonstrates self-confidence but is not overbearing and arrogant. …Read More
No Arms, No Legs, No Worries—a You Tube Broadcast featuring Nick Vujicic
WOW! Talk about a positive role model and mentor! Have you had the opportunity to either see in person or view You Tube videos featuring Nick Vujicic? To give you a little background, Nick was born with no arms or legs (although he does have a foot of sorts which he calls his chicken wing)…Read More
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
We have all had the opportunity to ponder this quote about our perception—is the glass half-empty (on the downward cycle with little hope for rejuvenation) or is the glass half-full (ripe with possibilities to be even more successful). Your mindset surrounding this quote is critically important for all of us. Stephen Covey stated in 7…Read More
Changing the World—One Child at a Time
Who made a difference in your life? Was it your parent, a teacher, a youth worker, a minister, your neighbor? Did they help you through the rough patches? Did they listen while you talked about your hopes and dreams? Did they encourage you to run a mile, enter the science fair, sing a solo at…Read More
Can 3.5 Hours A Day Really Change America?
Entrusted Legacy has raised the question, “Can 3.5 hours a day really change America?” Is there remedy to be found in the 3.5 hours after-school each day? If we are to believe Arne Duncan, former Secretary of Education when he stated, “If we are serious about having more students be productive citizens, if we are…Read More