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A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz (1922 – 2000)

Peanuts creator Charles Schultz

Creator of the “Peanuts” Gang The late Earle Nightingale, writer and publisher of inspirational and motivational newsletters, once told a story about a boy named Sparky.  For Sparky, school was all but impossible.  He failed every subject in the eighth grade.  He flunked physics in high school, getting a grade of zero. Sparky …

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An A in Math

Catholic Church School group photo

Until a child tells you what they are thinking, we can’t even begin to imagine how their mind is working… Little Zachary was doing very badly in math.His parents had tried everything… tutors, mentors, flash cards, special learning centers. In short, everything they could think of to help with his …

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The 2-Apple Lesson

two apples

— By Graciela Moreno Kids these days can be so mean to each other—especially with the Internet and cyber bullying. Because it’s so difficult to police, teachers are having a hard time teaching kids about respect. A reporter in Fresno, California, Graciela Moreno, shared this story about how one teacher …

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A Story of Miracles by a 7th-grader

The staff at Inspire 21 was extremely pleased to receive this inspirational story about miracles from a remarkable 7th-grader. We hope you enjoy her story as much as we did. ______________ By Marta C., 7th-grader When I was only 18 months old, I was diagnosed with lead poisoning. I was supposed to end up in the hospital in a wheelchair. My parents told me that the day I was brought into the hospital, my face was yellow and I wouldn't stop crying. The doctor said it was permanent. But in just one month, I went back to the doctor, and he said the lead poisoning was completely gone. My parents had prayed for me throughout the whole month, hoping it would go away.

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NEW School Prayer

Sometimes it takes a kid to point out the source of what is wrong with our country.
Since the Pledge of Allegiance and The Lord's Prayer are not allowed in most public schools anymore because the word "God" is mentioned, a kid in Arizona wrote the attached NEW School Prayer.

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-- Author Unknown


Now I sit me down in school
Where praying is against the rule
For this great nation under God
Finds mention of Him very odd.

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