Grammar doesn’t matter nearly as much as the sentiment – one that every parent and every teacher should express to every child. “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.” – Aibileen Clark (from The Help)
When I was young, I idolized my father, judging him for his virtues. For most of the rest of my life, I criticized him, judging him for his faults. I always loved him, but I didn’t always appreciate him. I was so aware of his imperfections (surely, no worse than my own) that I greatly undervalued his good qualities and …
Forgiveness is not what we do for others; it’s what we do for ourselves so we can get well and move on.
Character is the moral strength to do the right thing even when it costs more than you want to pay. –Michael Josephson
“I don’t know what the future holds but I do know I hold the future.” – Michael Josephson
Don’t do anything today that will darken tomorrow. –Michael Josephson
Your past is like a pencil mark on paper… You can erase it, But it never goes away. But you CAN mark over it With your future – Brad Mayfield, 6th grader
“Integrity means you always paint with your true colors and live by your true values.”P –Michael Josephson