After four years, and taking dozens of novice climbers up Mt. Shasta, I know that I have helped to impart a little beauty into those lives. And to know that beauty, calm and sense of accomplishment lives on without me makes it all worth it.
Sheffield's first reaction was "devastation, disappointment, depression, tragedy: any and everything that could be negative." Even if she didn't fully realize it as a pregnant teen in 2004, the prospects for her baby girl were less than optimal.
Does your son or daughter play Minecraft? And do you stand before that screen wondering what it's all about, and how it's possible that your kid doesn't get dizzy from moving around this blocky world so quickly?
New connections are the life blood of your career that can open up new worlds of opportunity to you. If you're someone who struggles with making time for this activity, I want to share two key principles with you and then a few tips.
While the nation bemoans a "gridlocked" Congress and Comedy Central's Messrs. Stewart and Colbert aptly ridicule both presidential candidates for a disregard of specificity on one hand and hubris on the other, I have borne witness to a very different vision of our elected leadership.
Current and former foster youth will converge on the Capitol building in Sacramento, CA, to advocate for their rights, an example of a broadening foster youth-led political movement laying roots across the nation.
On Tuesday, the President will deliver his State of the Union Address. In all likelihood, education will be a prominent consideration, sparking a national debate and setting the cogs of Congress into motion.