Do you know why you were born?

Apr 07

  Boniface Mwangi: The day I stood up...

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Dame Stephanie Shirley, what an amazing woman, what an amazing life!

Mar 31

“Work is not what I do while I wish to be doing something else” — Dame Stephanie Shirley I want to see all children discover how to live a life so deeply worth...

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My Hero’s Journey

Mar 01

We often get stuck in the past.  We pay a high price when we do.   When we dwell too long in negativity that we have experienced, we often lose out on many great possibilities. Difficulties in our lives, especially those that seem to occur and re-occur, are usually the road map to our own hero’s journey.  If we spend too long dwelling on rethinking what went...

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What love of a family can do!

Feb 13

What an amazing kid!      

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Don’t Make Mountains out of Molehills

Jan 29

I was speaking with the father of a thirteen year old girl.  They had just had a fight about the quality of her work in math. She has been performing poorly, and not asking for help in proactive ways.  Her teacher feels that her statement, “I don’t know how to do this, can you help me,” indicates laziness. What she is displaying, in truth, is that she has...

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Self-Reliance

Jan 07

One of the hardest things I’ve been trying to do is letting go of what other people think of me.    I am working on that aspect of myself, and I know that with practice and determination, I can get it down. This skill is based on self-reliance! Caring about what others think is at the root of many of our personal and societal ails.  Bullies in schools...

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Patience is a virtue

Dec 06

Patience, not passivity, is highly useful for many aspects of our lives, in parenting especially. Patience is trusting; it’s having faith that our children will come through and do their best to be their best.  With the patience produced by faith, we can find the best of everyone including our own...

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