Since I have a chronically bleeding heart dripping down my sleeve, it’s not hard to get me teary eyed, but this video by The Jubilee Project really moved me. It’s both a touching short film, and a project with a great cause: building autism awareness.
From the YouTube Page:
“Fireflies” is a simple reminder that we each have beauty and can connect with others in unique ways. It is the passing glance of a stranger, the earnest offering of a flower, and the knowing smile of a shared secret. In “Fireflies,” a young boy and his new autistic friend discover a shared language of their own.
Not sure you have a gift or anything special to offer humanity? After watching this you may have a whole new perspective on how you make a difference.
I feel happy just looking at this woman, with her bright yellow attire and joyful face, but it’s her message that compelled me to share this. Watch it and ask yourself: Are you a hummingbird?
The students of Hingham Middle School showed their appreciation for their retiring principal, Roger Boddie, in a touching, highly unconventional way. I’m not sure what I enjoyed more–seeing their joy and gratitude, or his reaction. He clearly made an impact, and seeing it made an impact on me.