Some of the quotes/highlights from our posts, which you can locate at any time by typing “Big Picture Series” into the SEARCH BOX on the top right corner of this blog.
“So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things. The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.”
–Tuesdays With Morrie, pg. 43
“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.”
“Never slow down, never look back, live each day with adolescent verve and spunk and curiosity and playfulness. If you think you’re still a young pup, then maybe you are, no matter what the calendar says.”
–John Grogan, Marley and Me
“We live in deeds, not years.”
“I’d rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.”
Next, I created a Wordle. It captures the most frequently used words from our “Big Picture Series” posts:
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Literacy Consultant. Author. Former 4th and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher.