We read a news article on music bringing peace to Afghanistan children. The article mentions that after the terrorist attack of 2001, the United States has been much more involved in Afghanistan, and the children there have many more freedoms and are able to play music that was once banned.
I asked the class if they knew what the terrorist attack was in 2001.
Only one boy knew the answer--the bombing of the twin towers.
Another child recounted that it had happened in New York City.
Aw, such innocent children who weren't even alive when this day happened.
It starts to make me realize that I have lived a long time and certainly have a lot of experience, insight and wisdom to pass down and share with those I’m around on a daily basis!
Kids are very impressionable and they have a lot to learn from us. Please, won't you look for opportunities to mentor a child? They need you and your own wisdom.
Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance…