On the Side of Truth: The Analytical Strength

Give your servant therefore an understanding mind to govern your people, able to discern between good and evil; for who can govern this your great people?” It pleased the Lord that Solomon had asked this. God said to him, “Because you have asked this, and have not asked for yourself long life or riches, or … Read moreOn the Side of Truth: The Analytical Strength

The New Bear Hug

Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.

Romans 12:15 (NRSVCE)

Source: The Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts – https://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw

Perspective taking, staying out of judgement, recognizing emotion in others, and communicating it are the hallmarks of empathy. This short video featuring Brené Brown explains why we need to climb down into the hole and connect.

Supporting Learners: Name It, Aim It, Claim It

“Our greatest contribution is to be sure there is a teacher in every classroom who cares that every student, every day, learns and grows and feels like a real human being.” – Don Clifton, Father of Strengths Psychology and Inventor of Clifton Strengths (strengthscenter.com, 2018) We celebrated Thanksgiving this weekend. For many of us, it … Read moreSupporting Learners: Name It, Aim It, Claim It