Posts Tagged "loving"

The Teachable Spirit Golden Rule

»Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in teachable spirit | 0 comments

The Teachable Spirit Golden Rule

The teachable spirit understands that loving your neighbor as yourself is touted as the golden rule. What does loving your neighbor look like? How do you love your neighbor if you do not love yourself? What does it mean to love yourself? LOVE IS ENERGY Loving our neighbor can only happen with our current energy. It can be very difficult to love another human being when we are depleted and tired. When our energy is restored, we have the resources to be generous towards others and allow for inconsistencies or inadequacies. Additionally, how we love ourselves is reflected in how we love others. Selflessly giving all of our energy to assist others without ever restoring our own is not truly loving ourselves. Over time, our energy source will wear out and we will not...

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Encouraging Growth: Understanding Parenting with Joseph

»Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in encouraging growth | 0 comments

Encouraging Growth: Understanding Parenting with Joseph

What is the most important thing to you in parenting? How do you communicate with your children? Why are expectations important as a parent? Parenting is about encouraging growth through determining the one thing that is most important to you. Be consistent. Stick to the core ideals you model. Follow your intuition. Pay no attention to the naysayers. The struggle with my son was the complication of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly referred to as ADHD. He did fairly well with medication until junior high with multiple teachers, multiple classrooms, and multiple sets of students. Additionally, there were some factors in our home environment that exacerbated the situation. With the assistance of his father, I voluntarily committed him to a...

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