Adventures in Imperfection

Teaching Our Children to be Humble and Kind–With Swagger

Imagine who you want your kids to become. Be that! ~~Source Unknown A great quote, don’t you think? A mantra, an action, a deed. Words that are striking and impressive on a page, a screen, in a notebook, on a bookmark, in a tweet, a Facebook post. What’s the catch? The meaning? The beautiful metaphor?… Continue reading Teaching Our Children to be Humble and Kind–With Swagger

Adventures in Imperfection

Cruel to be Kind #1000Speak

You’re so kind. My friend’s honeyed words flowed from her lips like a caramel ribbon and wrapped themselves around my ego. “Yeah,” I thought, “Maybe I AM kind. Go me!” Her¬†words touched me for a couple of reasons. A) This friend means a lot to me and b) If I want to be remembered as… Continue reading Cruel to be Kind #1000Speak

Adventures in Imperfection

If We Could See Inside Others’ Hearts – #1000Speak

Did you hear that? That’s the drums beating in unison with their battle-cry for compassion. Today’s Feature: Over a month ago, a friend of mine asked me to join in the February 20 #1000Speak. It’s where thousands of writers, bloggers, and dedicated hearts join together to speak about compassion. Today’s Challenge: You don’t need grand gestures or… Continue reading If We Could See Inside Others’ Hearts – #1000Speak