It’s Cool to Be Kind

Has being kind to others become unfashionable, unhip, or uncool? Sometimes it feels that way, doesn’t it? It’s easy to get so wrapped up in the pressures of daily life that being kind to others slips through the cracks. However, when kindness becomes a habit, it doesn’t slip. It becomes something you do without even…

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End-of-the-Year Kindness!

Sometimes near the end of the school year, teachers, parents, and students begin to get tired of each other. I know this isn’t new information. Maybe you’ve developed an eye twitch, or you’ve been drinking more wine than usual, or you want to repeatedly smack your head against your whiteboard. Whatever your symptoms, they might…

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Endurance

I’ve been on a streak reading books about adventurers, particularly adventurers who tried to reach the poles. I’m currently working my way through Endurance by Alfred Lansing, the story of Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to cross the Antarctic continent. What a frozen land full of trials and pain! And I get frustrated chipping ice out of my…

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