Character Counts in Raising Children

I just completed a long project for one of our two children. It is a birthday gift for our daughter’s upcoming birthday, and it filled many hours with a mixture of labor and loving memories. With my husband’s assistance, we scanned every photo we have of our daughter since her […]

Character Counts More Than a Degree

What if universities had no names? What if those universities did not give out degrees showing our “rank” compared to that of others? What if there were no transcripts to show our grade point averages compared to others’ grade point averages? What if we had to rely entirely on individual […]

Character Education Changes Teenagers

I guarantee it. If character education is done correctly, using a good character education program, and modeled by a teacher who makes it a passionate, purposeful priority, character education works an enormous change in teenagers. Character education changes teenagers, and yet most of our schools do not spend time trying […]

Character Education Makes a Great Valentine

Think about it. Think about it in light of what we discussed yesterday. If character education is done correctly, using a good character education program, and modeled by a teacher who makes it a passionate, purposeful priority, character education works an enormous change in teenagers. It changes the heart, […]

Character Education Provides a Moral Compass

Every now and then, you read of a judge who refers to character in sentencing a criminal. It happened again recently, when a judge in California sentenced to prison a couple who used a severed finger in an attempt to extort money from a fast-food chain. “Greed and avarice overtook […]

A Culture of Character

“Culture of corruption” is the current phrase in the US Congress’ ongoing name-calling battle. Many are poised to run campaigns under that slogan. It seems to be a very negative platform on which to run, but apparently there are those who think slinging negative words at one’s opponents is the […]

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