Tag Archives: being positive

Subtle Messages

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” — Neil Postman, The Disappearance of Childhood I took it upon myself to change the reader board at my daughter’s school tonight. When the kids come streaming … Continue reading

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Pretty Good Advice From A Sidewalk

“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” — Mother Teresa I think the picture is right. We all have a lot for which to be thankful. Yesterday’s gift of time … One very long, … Continue reading

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Serving A Good Message

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mother Teresa A small girl stood nervously holding a ball behind the line, ready to serve. It was in the middle of a middle … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 287 – Five Ways To Find The Positive In The News

“But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. “ — George Orwell Take a look at these two headlines. They are reporting exactly the same story. In one there is optimism tinged with pessimism (“more than expected”) and the … Continue reading

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