Knowledge is power. And the people who give us this gift are teachers.
As Nobel Peace Prize winner, activist and terrorism survivor Malala Yousafzai said, “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” Continue reading
I grew up travelling to Ireland to visit all my relatives every other summer from when I was two until I was sixteen. Now my three kids are competitive Irish dancers and our family will be competing at the World Irish Dance Championships for the fourth time this year.
So St. Patrick’s Day is up there with Christmas and Thanksgiving in our household. Continue reading
As I prepare for our upcoming trip to Ireland for the World Irish Dance Championships, I can’t help but be inspired by the words of so many Irish writers. They have a way of saying things that make us realize there is a universal heart that beats in all of us. And they remind us of the importance of our dreams. Some of my favourites are…
“But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams beneath your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
–William Butler Yeats, “He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven” Continue reading