Tag: education

  • Fail

    I have not failed. I’ve just found 10000 ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison Edison’s thinking was optimistic. It was progressive. It makes sense. Without failure, how do we learn? The key is to overcome the failure. We must be willing to fall 10000 times. Developing the tenacity to accept failure is a challenge today. […]

  • My Heart Aches

    My heart aches. It seems impossible but these events continue to happen. Day after day the news is filled with stories of needless violence and the death of innocents. Society gasps and offers a moment of silence but since it does not affect them directly, they go on with their life after offering encouraging words. […]

  • Done enough?

    I found a memory today on Facebook. The memory focused on the NCAA March Madness from 2021 when the inequity of the facilities for the teams competing in the Men’s and Women’s tournament. The article I posted that day redirected my friends to a quote from Dawn Staley, Head Coach, University of South Carolina Women’s […]

  • Purpose?

  • Us vs. them

    Looking around at life, I wonder how many times, when we are trying to help people, if we do the things we do, to make them more comfortable, or to make ourselves feel less uncomfortable. I am not a parent, but I can only imagine the desire to remove all barriers for my child as […]