Imagine that you walk into a room filled with your friends, family and co-workers. Scan the crowd and identify the person whom you admire the most. What is it about them that you admire?
Thomas Jefferson said, “Sir, I will treat you as a gentleman, not because you are one, but because I am one.”
Others shouldn’t have to earn your respect. Give it freely, regardless of the respect that you receive.
We are busy. After working a full day, it seems there is always a never ending to-do list at home. One of the things that we often forget to put on that to-do list, is to intentionally talk about character and values with our kids.
“Making our community better” sounds like a pretty large task. How do we even know where to start? It’s hard to begin when we don’t know what to do. It’s hard to find the drive if we imagine that someone else will do it if we don’t.