I noticed posters throughout the school with the acronym BARK. I looked closely to see what it stood for and found the following:
Act with kindness.
Aren't those great directives? And wouldn't our families, our churches, our communities, the entire world be better, happier places if we all followed them?
I particularly like the second one: act with kindness. It seems that the subject of kindness, whether in words or in deeds, is much on my mind these days. Perhaps because I am not always kind. Sometimes I am small and petty, even mean-spirited, and so I was grateful for this reminder.
Joy for today: finding wisdom in a middle school. (Who knew?)