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Nov 19, 2013

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned." --Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou On Resilience and Children

"If children are given the chance to believe they're worth something-- if they truly believe that-- they will insist upon it. That is in Rome, Italy, or Rome, Arkansas; in Paris, France, or Paris, Texas. Children don't have to be born with a silver spoon in their mouths, but if they can be convinced they're the best, they become resilient. They themselves will resist any attempts to belittle them. But it's also a bouncing forward, going beyond what the naysayers said, saying, 'No, it's not true that I'm nobody. I know that not only is that not true, but I'm more than you can imagine!'" Read more from Maya Angelou

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Is there a child that you can believe in unconditionally? Teach them to value themselves and they'll be able to take on the world.



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