Monday, January 20, 2014

Can removing a tattoo change your life? It did when a woman replaced $ with Love.

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This has little to do with teaching, but certainly something to do with the education of souls.
In Memphis is a wonderful place called Magdalene, a home for women attempting to leave prostitution. 

For two years all their needs are paid for and they receive counseling and job training. Many end up working in this award-winning endeavor's social enterprise, Thistle Farms (which makes some very nice bath/body type products by the way).

On their blog you'll find THIS inspiring story about a woman who got a dollar sign tattoo years ago, since she represented only money to her pimp. That was her identity, Money. Later, though, through the transforming power of lovingkindness and grace, her image of herself had changed. She had made a change in life, but the tattoo kept reminding her of her past and bringing her down. Until some people decided to help. . . 

Monday, January 13, 2014

Avoid these 10 things like the plague if you want a happier year.

Photo by Gert Gemeraad.
Henrik Edberg of the Positivity Blog has a helpful list of what to avoid for a more positive year. Maybe one or two of his suggestions will help you. Be well!

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Haim Ginott thinks what you accomplish is miraculous.

"Teachers are expected 
to reach unattainable goals
with inadequate tools.
The miracle is that at times
they accomplish
this impossible task."

~ Haim Ginott

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

You teach, therefore . . .

. . . you touch the future. The same is true for administrators and support personnel. We all are affecting future citizens, for the good. Happy New Year!