Today’s blog has to be a quick one and I have to get it out early since I don’t know when I’ll have a chance to sit down and write it. The day has arrived! Spring Break. We leave in less than an hour. Kids are still asleep so here is my Five Minute Friday link up to Lisa-Jo Baker.
Today’s word is GLUE…
A silly Saturday Night Live quote that popped into my mind. An old one yet such a simple one. I have seen that skit so many times and why, until this morning, did it not hit me how profound it really is? We laugh every time we see it. That awkward teen, Mary Katherine Gallagher, who was taunted and teased by her peers, had a sense of pride so big that she even called herself, “Superstar!”
So many people are teased and made fun of. We hear stories of bullying everyday on the news. Bullying is not a new thing. We see it everywhere. We hear about it too often. If only poems like these really worked to keep it away when it happened.
Mary Katherine Gallagher, although only a television character had such a positive self-image. How awesome would it be if everyone could rise about the meanness and still come out feeling like a superstar. Even better, how awesome would it be if everyone could just be nice?!?
Five minutes is far to short for a “proper” blog about bullying, but is still a good way to send a reminder. Just be kind. It is that easy.