Archive for August, 2015

“Losing Ourselves”

August 17, 2015

Our culture is obsessed with success and this is filtering down to children of all ages. This is a video you must watch to appreciate what is happening in our schools today

“Losing Ourselves”.

The Wrongs of Passage

August 14, 2015

A good message for college freshmen. Trust your gut. Respect yourself.

College Counseling for the Rest of Us

Dear Ashley, Brad, Caitlin and Justin:

It has been a joy to work with you and your families as you have traveled along the college search journey.  In a few months, you will start your college career and I just wanted to share a simple thought with you.

You will meet new people and make new friends.  You will join new groups.

Trust your gut.  Respect yourself.

I had a whole long blog post written about the wrongs of hazing, with artfully crafted metaphors, references to recent events and deep thoughts about the value of life.  But, I think the whole topic is too simple to complicate with unnecessary wordage.  Simply…

Trust your gut.  Respect yourself.

If it seems wrong, sounds wrong, looks wrong, smells wrong…it’s quite likely to be wrong.

Trust your gut.  Respect yourself.

Almost 30 years ago, I listened to a woman describe how her son died…

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