|Poster for Wonder Woman|
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
There were decades in my life, as a parent and teacher when I truly believed I could make a difference in the world. It might be only in tiny steps, but my purpose remained clear--leave the world a better place than I found it by making a positive impact on the lives of children.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
Like Wonder Woman I discovered that I couldn't do it all, but I could do my best for children every day. Luckily, I stepped into the world of children's literature when hired for my first library job in a public library where twice I'd been kicked out: Once as a child when my little sister would not stop crying and we were asked to leave; The other time when my orneriness created too much havoc on a quiet study night and the librarian told me to exit.
The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. --Joseph Campbell
Along the way to saving the world, one child at a time, I found friends and fellow teachers, who believed as I. Our desire to help each child drove us to be better people and teachers. Even with