You are here: Home BREAKFAST CLUB Displaying items by tag: Caring Adults

bclub_top_strip

Earlier this month I attended a funeral service for someone I hadn't seen in quite a few years. He was the pastor of the church I attended as a child and teen. But he was more than that. For many years he was that caring adult in my life outside of my family. What made the relationship so special was it was based on kindness. If I ever needed an ear, a hug, a laugh, or a piece of chocolate I could count on him. What truly made him unique was he was the caring adult to so many. Young and old, new relationships and long lasting, he had the special ability to let you know you were special, you were loved, you were valued.

kindness

In my years of youth services, I have always found that if I can do one thing to make a child or youth's day better it is to be kind. To be that one caring adult that the Search Institute refers to in their 40 Developmental Assets. I may not be able to solve all the problems but I can offer a kind word, tie a shoe, give a high five, tell a joke, and sometimes share a piece of chocolate.


So my challenge to you today is to be the one. Be the one who watches an episode of Dr. Who so you can have a conversation with the self-labelled Whovian, listen to an a recording artist you may never have thought to before to have a discussion with their fan, find someone who needs a high five, and if you feel so inclined share a chocolate bar with someone to make them feel special.

love

For breakfast I chugged a mug of coffee because I was in a hurry and then snacked on handful of pretzels and almonds.

Published in Breakfast Club

nav_01
nav_02
nav_03
nav_04
nav_05
nav_06
nav_07

Email Sign Up
First Name (*)
Please type your full name.
Last Name
Invalid Input
Your Email (*)
Invalid email address.
Invalid Input
Company Name
Invalid Input
Address
Invalid Input
City
Invalid Input
State
Invalid Input
I Want Information On



Invalid Input
Enter Code Enter Code
Invalid Input


BOOST-BOOTCAMP-MODULE

Breakfast Club Blog Archive

« May 2017 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        
logos_01logos_02trust-logo4x4logos_04logos_03logos 05blogos_06logos_07logos_08