WISDOM
What Is Right In The United States?
Play

06/24/2016

Today there are so many messages listing: “What’s Wrong with America.”  Maybe, it is time to also remember “What is right with America.” So please join me and share: “What’s right with America?“

What’s right with America?

I see people helping people:

I see nine middle school teachers leading a West Ottawa Adventure School which is designed to offer students opportunities—after regular school hours– to develop such skills as teamwork and leadership.

These teachers receive no financial benefit, but receive the thrill of seeing kids step outside their comfort zone, provide support for their peers and overcome obstacles.

After being challenged by a high-ropes course, an 8th graders said, “I learned that it’s really important to communicate with other people and if you don’t do that you won’t be successful.”  Gabe said, “I had lots of fun and I got to interact with people I never really knew before.” (Maybe we adults could learn from these 8th graders.)

What’s right with America?  In my community, I see many people helping other people, and that’s beautiful and right and good.

How would you answer the question, “What is right with America?”

 

 

One thought on “What Is Right In The United States?”

  1. At Grand Haven High School, students can sign up for a “Pay It Forward” Class. Students go out into our greater community and learn about organizations helping others and then help that organization in a fundraising or awareness campaign. Cool stuff.

Comments are welcome! To keep this space safe and constructive, all are reviewed prior to publishing. If this post helped you, consider sharing it through social media; you never know who may need these words.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

General Caregiving
I Appreciate You
read more