Our Schools need kindness now, more than ever. The ReesSpecht Life Foundation proudly announces we are booking school assembly programs for the 2022-2023 school year. Join our co-founder Rich Specht as he inspires your students to see a new perspective on the power of their kind acts. Our grade specific programs (k-2, 3-5, Middle and HS) have been seen by over 100,000 students nationwide.
For more information on our programs or to book an assembly, head to www.cultivatekindness.org or call us at 631-353-9924. Mention this post and get your programs at the 2021-2022 prices!… Read More
I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
-Percy Shelley (1818)
If there is anything that those of you who read our blog or follow our facebook page have hopefully noticed is that I am a positive person. My positivity remains a defining characteristic, despite the … Read More
It is a unique experience to devote your life to something that has the greatest meaning to you and, in many cases, merely catches the eye of other people. I believe that any parent can relate to this feeling as it is much like having a child… to you that child means the world – and to others, especially those not related to you, that child’s importance in those individual’s lives is not even remotely commensurate with your feeling toward them.
This is precisely the feeling I have with ReesSpecht Life: it is our baby that means the world to us, but represents an intriguing distraction to others, but does not have remotely the same importance to them. My fear is that once another distraction comes along those who do not share our attachment to the cause will simply forget us (and my boy by association). The fear of loss … Read More