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Earth Hour 2009

March 28th at 8:30 pm marks the beginning of the World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2009. People around the globe will join together, by simultaneously dimming their lights, to encourage action regarding climate change. Visit Earth Hour US or the WWF Website for more information.

Burning Bridges

“We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.” – Guildenstern of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

What Teaches Us

“Insight, I believe, refers to the depth of understanding that comes by setting experiences, yours and mine, familiar and exotic, new and old, side by side, learning by letting them speak to one another.”–Mary Katherine Bateson, author of Willing to Learn: Passages of Personal Discovery, as quoted by Buck Lewis in President’s Perspective: What’s So …

A Noble Profession

“[T]he legal profession renders its practitioners acute, inquisitive, dexterous, prompt in attack, ready in defense, full of resources. No other profession is more closely connected with actual life than the law. It concerns the highest of all temporal interests of man–property, reputation, the peace of all families, the arbitrations and peace of nations, liberty, life …

Child Prodigy

Adora Svitak was on Fox & Friends yesterday morning. She’s 11 years old and has accomplished some amazing feats for any age. She has published 2 books, regularly teaches adults about (among other things) how to best teach children, and frequently tours the world to visit schools and share her love of learning. You can …

My Life Verse

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 4:6-7