Week 34.1 - First Day of School

First day of school

The most important day of a person's education is the first day of school, not Graduation Day. -Harry Wong

To our mom and dads out there, we say “THANK YOU” for helping to make our world a little brighter by instilling hope and knowledge in your child.

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” - Franklin P. Jones

Do not take for granted the little things in your children's lives, for the little things turn out to be the big things...

Four very powerful words you can say to your child “I believe in you.”

Native American tribal quote: "“Those who have one foot in the canoe, and one foot on the shore, are going to fall into the river."

"Don't carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones to rise above them."

“Don’t worry about a thing cause every little thing is gona be alright.” – Bob Marley

“Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just your absence felt.”

“We will be known by the paths that we leave.”

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” - James Baldwin

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“If you surround yourself with people who are strong and positive, you are much more likely to see a world of opportunity and adventure.” – Jack Canfield

“Keep going and do not worry about your speed. You are always making progress even if it does not seem like it. Forward is forward, no matter how slow.”

“What good are wings without the courage to fly?” – Atticus Finch, To Kill A Mockingbird

“Feed your dreams and your fears will starve to death.” – David Scott

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away."--Maya Angelou

When you look at a zebra, what do you see? Is it a black animal with white stripes or a white animal with black stripes. Our perspectives may be different, but it does not mean they are wrong?

“Just because you are right, does not mean, I am wrong. You just haven’t seen life from my side.” Anonymous

“The reality of life is that your perceptions – right or wrong – influence everything else you do. When you get a proper perspective of your perceptions, you may be surprised how many other things fall into place.” Roger Birkman

"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." - Albert Einstien

Sometimes we have to just stand back and let life happen. Don’t hold together what must fall apart. The familiar fades away to create space for the new.

"Sometimes when things are falling apart they may actually be falling into place."

Having a soft heart in a cruel word is courage, not weakness.

“Kind words are short and easy to say, but their echoes are truly endless” Mother Teresa

“I’d rather be disliked for who I am, than loved for who I’m not.”

“Worry doesn’t help tomorrow’s troubles, but does ruin today’s happiness.”

Worry often gives small things a big shadow.

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else's life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.” – Steve Jobs

“The deeper that the love is, the deeper the pain can be. Part of the package. Getting your heartbroken is scary. Getting dumped is scary. Getting rejected is scary. But nothing is scarier than the knowledge that you could have had great love and you