Tag Archives: courage

Rodalena Reviews: I am Malala

“Why don’t they want girls to go to school?” I asked my father.
“They are scared of the pen,” he replied. Continue reading

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Memory, and Moving Forward

We will remember… Continue reading

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Strong Lasting Impressions

The news may be terrible, but we can change it with some courage, and a bit of grace. Continue reading

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Fearless Eyes

Happy birthday, Margaret. Continue reading

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Human Triumph

Maybe the sight of the open sea is no longer beautiful to you… Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Ryan Lanza

Use your name. Continue reading

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Remember Malala

…and do right by her. Continue reading

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What’s Written in Your Heart Will Be Written on Your Twitter Feed

Look into the eyes of the children in your life today. Look into your own. Look at your Twitter feed. What is written in your heart will be shown there. Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Olympic Gymnastics

A heart can learn a lot watching the Olympics… Continue reading

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What Dads Can Give

If you are a parent, especially if you are a father, tell your children a story…you have no idea what wealth you are bestowing. Continue reading

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