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August 31, 2020

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Revisiting Fred Rogers 2002 Commencement Address

Our world hangs like a magnificent jewel in the vastness of space. Every one of us is a part of that jewel.

– Fred Rogers –

Revisiting Fred Rogers 2002 Commencement Address

“I’m very much interested in choices, and what it is, and who it is, that enable us human beings to make the choices we make all through our lives. What choices lead to ethnic cleansing? What choices lead to healing? What choices lead to the destruction of the environment, the erosion of the Sabbath, suicide bombings, or teenagers shooting teachers. What choices encourage heroism in the midst of chaos?” In 2002 Fred Rogers gave the commencement address at Dartmouth University. His words and questions are more relevant than ever in today’s world. { read more }

Be The Change

Who are the mentors and elders in your life whose words of inspiration have made you feel “part of the jewel” of this Earth”? How can you share that gift with someone else today?

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