Monday, February 26, 2018

One Fifth-Grade Teacher's Strategy to Stop the Next Mass Shooting

Featured at Reader's Digest, "One Teacher’s Brilliant Strategy to Stop Future School Shootings—and It’s Not About Guns" was written by Glennon Doyle Melton from

This "Love Ninja" strategy of their child's teacher really resonated for me.

"This brilliant woman watched Columbine knowing that all violence begins with disconnection. All outward violence begins as inner loneliness. Who are our next mass shooters and how do we stop them? She watched that tragedy knowing that children who aren’t being noticed may eventually resort to being noticed by any means necessary.

"And so she decided to start fighting violence early and often in the world within her reach. What Chase’s teacher is doing when she sits in her empty classroom studying those lists written with shaky 11-year-old hands is saving lives. I am convinced of it."

 Read the full article here.


The light in me recognizes and acknowledges the light in you,


1 comment:

KarolinaS said...

This is SO wonderful! Thanks for posting.