Every child should watch you speak. I watched your Boulder Creek HS video. My heart goes out to you and any other person who has had suicide be a part of their life. Read More »
View Leann’s speech to Boulder Creek High School students.
We invite you to watch Leann’s presentation in Moon Valley.
Sometimes it’s important to take a minute to stop and reflect on the beauty around us and the blessings we have.
The first thing that you should notice from my title is that I didn’t use the common phrase of “let your light shine”.
While I do believe that there are certainly times when it is important to play a passive role, I am passionate about the active part that we can play in the lives of those that we have been entrusted with.
I would imagine that most of us have or had a vision for what they would like their life to be like.
Some of us are at the beginning of creating our masterpiece, with this beautiful blank canvas staring back at us and no clue where to begin. Some are right in the middle with a hodgepodge of colors, shapes and textures, full of potential yet still difficult to identify the outcome. Others have already thrown their canvas in the trash, disappointed with how the picture turned out and not sure whether they have the vision, hope or energy to begin again. And last but not least, there are some individuals who are thrilled with their final creation and have hung it carefully on the wall for others to admire. I was trying to determine which stage I was at when it occurred to me that I was actually at all of the stages above. Read More »
As published on financial-planning.com, 11/10/14
Image and PDF courtesy of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.