Today’s installment of the Harry Potter Week is a quote by none other than the Sorting Hat. If you are not familiar, the Sorting Hat is a magical hat that helps decide which group students will enter. Students live at Hogwarts during the school year and they are divided into four ‘houses’ (or groups). Each … More Harry Potter Week: The Sorting Hat and the Search for Hope
Your presence is all the permission that you need ___ Your computer password. You are the only one who knows it. It’s unique. Like your irises and your fingerprints. It is all the permission that you need. Your password is your pass. It is permission into whatever computer system that you use. Hopefully, you have … More Why Are You Waiting for Permission?
I want to know, “What is courage today?” ___ The other day, I heard someone say that in 1945, 18-year-olds were fighting in a war. In 2015, 18-year-olds cry if they don’t have enough likes on Facebook. This made me think: is courage really changing? We applaud children for having courage to try new foods, … More Mental Health and The Changing Face of Courage
How is it that when you and I were 7, being grounded was the worst thing in the world… and now that we are adults, being grounded is something we long for? What do you fear? What brings out your inner chicken? I am afraid of heights. I am a chicken, a man-fairy when it … More The Downside of Being Grounded