I shared with you all a while ago that we are doing Passion Projects at school. Basically, the kids are able to pick any topic they are passionate about and spend one hour a week at school learning about it. Then, at the end of third quarter the kids will share what they learned, create something, etc. I'm really excited about it and the kids are too. When I was researching passion projects I came across this video, I hope you'll take a few minutes to watch it, it's one of the most powerful things I've seen in a long time.
The basic premise is that Sulivan was picked on and instead of retaliating he chose to "Speak Life" to others around him who were also being picked on, left out, depressed, etc. What does it mean to "Speak Life" you might ask? It's based on this song by Toby Mac. Here are a few of the lyrics: