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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Mentors

St. Vincent: Patron Saint of Bullied Kids?

It’s the movie award season and one movie that got some buzz was St. Vincent. Bill Murray plays Vincent, the acerbic neighbor who lives next door to Oliver and his mother. Oliver’s mom works late so Vincent is asked to “babysit” Oliver when he gets home from school. Vincent obliges (for $12/hour) and eventually […]

February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Mentor, Self & Other|Tags: , , |

“Remember: I will always be your Little Brother”

This week, I’ve been thinking about A, the first boy I mentored through Big Brothers Big Sisters. It was his birthday this week and I try to send him birthday wishes each year, even though I’m no longer his Big Brother.

We met in October just before Halloween. He had an impish predisposition, an endearing […]

January 10th, 2015|Categories: Mentor|Tags: , |

Mentors as Shepherds

Nearly 15 years ago, I submitted a grant proposal for a mentoring study that wasn’t funded. Soon after, I switched faculty positions and the idea behind the study was set aside.
These days I think a lot about that idea and its approach to mentoring. The idea was this: Youth at risk don’t need mentors […]

September 1st, 2014|Categories: Mentor|Tags: , |