Politicians who profess to be Christians are called, like all Christians, to service.
For many educators, the testing paradigm has removed the joy of teaching, leaving little time for connecting deeply with students. This sense of connection isn't a luxury. Throughout the country, teachers are resisting the testing paradigm by putting those person-to-person bonds first.
Little Boo was found abandoned on the side of the road soaking wet, smelly and weighing just 2.8 pounds. Because she was so matted, her back legs were stuck to her stomach and she couldn't walk. A few weeks after she was cleaned up, Boo was adopted to a loving and permanent home.
Finding the things you're doing right, as an individual or a team, and figuring out how to do them more often, together is considerably more pleasant and likely to succeed than feeling guilty for what you're doing badly and attempting to stop it.
Singer's book is bold, fresh, inspired, reasoned, optimistic. Read it and grow your brain. Reading Peter Singer's book, "THE
Over 89,000 people from around the globe have already signed up for the MOOC (massive online open course). Check out the
When we receive communication from other people that does not support our safety zone, most of us will either fight or flight. The challenge is every person's safety zone has been developed by unique experiences, beliefs, values and knowledge.
Perhaps the most promising course of action, though, is to just go out and start giving something—however small—to those
Efforts of communities across the country to come together in new ways are inspiring and show the way for business, nonprofits, philanthropy, government and citizens to work together for purposes that are more important than any one organization or group.