This was originally shared with staff and parents the week after Miss Emily Hall’s tragic passing on February 3, 2019. We share again today in honor of her precious life.
Educators must go deep in learning before they can go deep in making an impact on others. Educators are called to dig a deep well of knowledge and skills that other people can drink from for the rest of their lives.
One thing that stands out about Nadine is her willingness to take advantage of opportunities. She really squeezes the juice out the situations that she is in and makes the people around her better.
Not only his Tony still managing a warehouse and a sales region in Indiana, he is one of the most energetic grandparents I have ever met. He is deeply invested in their lives and regularly takes them to ball games, museums and out flying drones. Tony shared that he loves taking advantage of the opportunities that life throws at him. He is not ready to spend all day at a golf course or on the back porch but wants to continue to achieve and overcome obstacles.
For a child to reach his or her God-given potential, the father’s blessing is one of the ordained means of nurture and edification in the child’s life. Listening to David Michael helped me to see the tremendous responsibility that I have to bless my children. I have come to accept that I will not naturally do this but I must intentionally set out to actively bless my children in both word and deed on a daily basis.
At age 11, Jake quickly had to become a man and produce for his family. Jake said, “I had a very important role in my family at age 11. If I didn’t get things done, my whole family suffered. This period of poverty taught me how to apply knowledge and produce.”