I do not think chronological age determines the age of our hearts. At 73 years of age, I still have a young heart. Young-hearts Energizing Snippets (YES) has given me additional suggestions to feed my heart to continue to keep it young. The information in this course is ageless. It will be of great benefit to all who read and APPLY it.
The Bible tells us to "Keep and guard your heart with all vigilance and above all that you guard, for out of it flows the springs of life. ”Proverbs 4:23 - The Amplified Bible. I do not think this scripture means for us to close our heart but to do as the course recommends and keep it open. Of course, we must be mindful of what we let in so that we do not defile our gift/heart.
I was probably in my late middle to late sixties when I discovered the power of words. Every day I have to be mindful of what comes out of my mouth and sometimes I correct myself when what I say is not positive. The Bible tells us ("Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and they who indulge in it shall eat the fruit of it [for death or life]".)Proverbs 18:21 - The Amplified Bible. Young people exposed to this course will not have to take over fifty years to gain this essential knowledge.
— Min. Dr. Carolyn Walker
I love this advice the most..."Do not allow your age define nor determine your leadership power. Choose to allow your insight; inspiration and mannerism create the pace of your leadership strengths." At times (when I was much younger), I would step back and let my elders lead. I thought it was the truest sign of respect. I knew I had much to offer, but they had the experience. You can only sit back and let others think and do for you for only so long. Eventually, that "I think we could try this..." comes out and you find your voice. It is a great and empowering place to be in.
Yes, I agree with you, that as most young people do, we keep our thoughts and ideas to ourselves thinking otherwise may not show great levels of respect. However - there are ways to be heard, and to be respectful to everyone at the same time. Thanks so much for your insightful comments.
This course is great for our youth, because in this day and age - they need guidance in addition to what they learn at school. I also like that it teach the youth how to grow themselves and the importance of sharing with others. I think this will stop some of the bullying that seems to be growing in schools. And lastly, I think it was a fun, entertaining and that it will help our youth believe more fully in themselves and this is sorely needed.
TR, so thank you and count on me to help you get the word out.
Rizza Mai 4-18
"I like the title and really liked creating my own snippetivities, I like this word too. The course was fun and I like the short videos and will use the journal it helped me create. For the evaluation question - I think this course will help teens appreciate that we are still growing but I can appreciate the things that are strong about me now."
J. Jamison - age 15 - student