Young People’s Problems/Opportunities (Part 3)

Young People’s Problems/Opportunities – Part 3 These Five  Something caught my eye as I was rereading last week’s Character Matters comment. In fact, it prompted me to go back and read the previous comment as well. Here is what caught my attention: Back in high school, my friends and I used to discuss five questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? What are...
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Young People’s Problems/Opportunities (Part 2)

Young People’s Problems/Opportunities – Part 2 Last week we saw some thoughts from James Russell Miller regarding the problems of youth in a world that may seem “familiar and commonplace” to us “who have been in it for a long time,” but that, for our youth, “is filled with things they have never before seen,” where “each new thing holds a new problem.” It ended by...
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Young People’s Problems/Opportunities

Young People’s Problems/Opportunities These Character Matters Comments are addressed to what I call Character Advocates because it is my prayer that they are read not only by the parents of our precious students, but by grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends – any and all who are truly interested in the spiritual welfare of our covenant children. The aim here is to enlist others in the...
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What Kind of Person a Student Is – 9/4/18

What Kind of Person a Student Is The last Character Comment back in June quoted an article by Mark Hamby entitled “Save Yourself!” I open this first Character Matters Comment for the new school year with another quote from last year, also by Hamby: “When we use our gifts for the benefit of others, our dreams may come true in ways we never dreamed possible!” It is worth repeating as we...
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