John hits the nail on the head when talking about normal. He is a down-to-earth guy. He is who we all should be. Thank you, John. Please visit my classroom!
EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE I AM ASKED TO GIVE SHORT SPEECHES or presentations to civic groups or service organizations. I’ve done a few things for the likes of Kiwanis and businesses. Lately I have been asked to speak before an organization that serves citizens with special needs.
A couple of months ago I went downtown and spoke before both clients and staff of this same outfit about the value of writing down their own personal stories.
I said to them that, “No matter who you are you are a special and unique individual and you have a story worth telling.” I spoke to them about how to write down their stories and how, in doing so, they would be able to both learn and to teach. They would learn more about themselves and they would teach everyone else about their uniqueness, challenges, and gifts that they have to offer to…
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Good re-blog, Jennie.
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Best wishes, Pete.
Thank you, Pete. I got your comment. Best to you.
That was lovely!
Thank you! 🙂
hi very good article.
Thanks for sharing John’s post, Jennie. It is very a readable and wise post. He must be a powerful speaker. Great to know we are all normal.
I really like how he wrote this, with normal being how we all are. I wonder if John is a good speaker. He certainly is a good writer. Most of his posts are humorous.
I got the impression from his post that his talks were very well accepted. 🙂
Yes, it sounds like they are. I just meant that I don’t know him as a speaker, only a writer.
We sometimes have to experience it for ourselves, just to be sure, don’t we. 🙂
A lovely share Jennie. Thank you 💐🌟🌟