creates a beautiful and comfortable bed
for the rhino with the broken foot
so that he has a place to lie down
and recover in peace.
“as great scientists have said and as all children know,
it is above all by the imagination
that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.”
-ursula k. le guin
one of the sweetest cards ever –
created by one of my kinders
who “read” it aloud to me:
“I really, really, really hope that your foot feels better very, very soon.”
(complete with a picture of me with one foot in the giant boot. )
“if you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment.”
“one kind word can warm three winter months.”
painting by: alisa black – ‘a winter’s day’
this is jack. he got into a fight and ended up with a wound on his side. the vet suggested a shirt as a less stressful approach to keep him from chewing it, rather than a plastic cone.
fun fact: most cats fit into baby shirts sized 0-3 months.
‘i work best when there’s a safety trampoline of kindness.’
credits: red tart art/imgur.com
envelope left behind by a kinder in my class
who created it for someone special.
‘i have found that if you love life, life will love you back.’
‘the rock’ at george washington park
on central campus at the university of michigan
painted by volunteers with the michigan refugee assistance program
“seeking asylum is a human right.”
george washington park, ann arbor, mi, usa