Three Doors of Partnership

Three Doors of Partnership

by Leslie Bolser Several months ago, I noticed something strange about my youngest daughter’s school. On the exterior of the building, every 20 feet or so, there seemed to be a vertical rectangle of bricks whose color was slightly mismatched from the other bricks. As I looked more carefully, it was clear that those mismatched bricks covered what used to be doors . . . in fact, one door for every classroom. Imagine: open access to the grass, trees, and playground outside. A breeze blowing... Read More
It Matters What Words You Use

It Matters What Words You Use

by Leslie Bolser Last night, my daughters and I walked to our local park with a group of family friends. As we enjoyed one of the first official nights of summer break, we bumped into Emily, a young lady from our church who is home for college break. Over the spring, she had asked me to be a reference for a summer job she was hoping to land working with kids in our parks and recreation department’s summer day camp. In front of the whole group, I casually asked her how it was going,... Read More