Archive for November 2020
Is Gratitude the Secret to a Long Life?
My mother, Beatrice Lewis, is 103 years old. She possesses a wide, generous smile, and easily shares her joy. She is comfortable in her own skin and people of all ages are drawn to her. On a regular basis, my mother states “I’m grateful that I can be grateful.” She understands that gratitude is necessary…Read More
The Importance of Great Mentors
Throughout my life, I’ve been fortunate to have multiple mentors — enlightened teachers who taught me powerful lessons and changed my outlook. The first one was my speech and debate teacher in high school, Mollie Martin. As an educator, Mollie set high standards and was exceedingly demanding. Since we would travel by bus to distant…Read More