April 2: Day 2 of 30 days of courage (to give and reserve judgment)

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Courage to give: “Love is a Verb” by Gary Chapman contains powerful and moving real life stories from those who give love. Today is the day before Good Friday; no school tomorrow. I started thinking about my students. I wanted to give them a little treat for this special occasion, but stopping at the store on the way to work was not in the plan. If I don’t make it there by 7:30am, all good parking spots are taken and I would need to park far away and walk. I passed one mall; I didn’t stop. I was getting closer to one last grocery store before the school and I was fighting these thoughts: “Well, they probably won’t mind not getting anything”, “They are not expecting anything from you”, “It doesn’t matter; they probably don’t care about Easter”, “Just go. Be on time”, “You might get stuck in traffic if…

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