“Ahead of her lies the hippogriff and the golden snitch and the time-turner and a sprawling, dazzling world where girls are the smartest, the strangest people make the best friends, and you can’t judge someone until you see what they have seen. She will be reminded that no one gets through life alone, and children carry the strength inside them to right the world. I hope she will remember that she has carried a bit of that magic with her, all this time.” – Kelley Benham French, the child’s mother.
Prompts for 30 Days of Gratitude – I’ve been keeping a gratitude log in my planner for a while now, and it really does make a big difference. It’s one moment of the day where I make the time to stop and really think about how amazing my life is and how fortunate I am in so many ways. If you’ve never tried keeping a gratitude list or journal, this prompt graphic is a neat way to get started. Gratitude logs don’t have to be anything fancy. Just one or two words a day can really help shift perspectives.
I’m So Glad My Husband Told Me She Was A Woman – I love when people share their stories like this. It brings a real-life, human touch to such an important issue. It’s harder for some people to justify their hate when they can see and hear from individual, everyday people rather than a faceless group or label.