It is ok to let those that do not feed your garden to weed themselves out.MAS
As you reach forward with one hand, accept the advice of those who have gone before you, and in the same manner, reach back with the other hand to those who follow you; for life is a fragile chain of experiences held together by love.
From a card my father gave me when I was a college student. This has stayed with me for many years and has inspired my philosophy as an educator.Colleen Sweeney
Relationships require time & effort. The best relationships are not easy, but rather earned and built with care.Spencer Bowen
As a nurse, I have seen a lot of patients with family who are dying and have power of attorney. My wisdom is don’t let anyone suffer for your benefit just because you don’t want them to die.M
In October 2015, a faculty colleague of mine literally dropped dead outside my office door. While my relationship with her had been strained in the past, we were just beginning to turn over a new leaf & develop a positive relationship.
That day and every day after, this quote stays in my heart:
Life is short… Be swift to love, make haste to be kind.A.T.