Monday, April 25, 2011

Blog of the Moment: Pure and Simple

The way I see it, life is too short to waste on hollow trivia. Never have I wanted my children to equate success in life with mere academic achievement – though they’ve all tested off the charts. But I do want them to gain true wisdom and understanding of life issues that matter most.

I would far rather see them grow up to be a heroic character like, say, Forrest Gump, than any academic snob. In the world’s eyes, Forrest would be considered an idiot, and yet he is courage and honesty personified.-The Sky Is…

Love the fact that she mentions the great John Taylor Gatto in that post.

Pure and Simple

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