As I prepare to speak to 100+ Latino students, I think about the ONE message I want them to embrace once we are done. And I keep coming back to this: Serve Profoundly.
My youngest daughter Bethany is here this week for a visit. On our drive back to North Carolina (from Georgia), I asked her what’s the trait that is most appealing in him. She shared that he has the BIG heart – which I’ve noticed! I get a sense that he really does profoundly serve others from a place of genuine love. And you can’t ask for more than that from a person.
With that said, here’s an interesting article that really looks into achievement and happiness VS. caring for others:
The Children We Mean to Raise – https://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-weissbourd/the-children-we-mean-to-raise_b_5589259.html
Read the article and decide which way you lean. If you’ve read a few of these blog posts, you can guess which side I subscribe to. It’s up to us to do this together.