This is Not a Day Care

This Is not a Day Care I recently watched an interview of Oklahoma Wesleyan University President Dr. Everett Piper, where he was questioned about his recent article entitled, “This Is not a Day Care. This Is a University!” I looked up his article, since his comments seemed to relate to this month’s character trait of Self-Control. Here is what he wrote: This past week, I actually had a...
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Character Comment – “Seizing the Moment”

I learned many years ago the value of “seizing the moment” to talk to my children or employees, turning an apparent difficulty or challenge into an opportunity for learning.  This came to mind this week in light of the recent tragedy in Tucson, Arizona. As Character Mentors, we want to plant seeds in the hearts and minds of our young children that will grow into right thinking and doing. You...
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Character Comment – “Making The Most of One’s Self”

A few weeks ago I mentioned the famous basketball coach John Wooden in the Tuesday Bulletin Character Comment.  It is interesting to me how many times since then that I’ve seen his name or image pop up in print and various media as a man of insight, leadership, and character.  In one such article I learned that at age twelve, graduating from a country grade school in Indiana, his father gave...
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Character Comment – Believing God will do what He says

Parents, as a reminder, each Monday we introduce and review a Character Trait with all the students and make the effort to incorporate this training into classroom instruction as well. As the training and education of your children is a joint effort, we invite you to participate in this privileged activity of character mentoring at home, as the Lord gives you opportunity. This week we introduced...
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Character Comment – Initiative

Parents, each Monday we introduce and review a Character Trait with all the students and make the effort to incorporate this training into classroom instruction as well.  We rejoice in knowing that the education of your children is a joint effort, and we would like to invite you to participate in this privileged activity at home. This week’s character trait is “Initiative.”  Below is a...
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