Important: by Margaret Wise Brown/mentor text
Friends are important! You many only have a few good friends. . . ones that will stick with you through thick and thin . . . to help you through good times and bad times. The important thing about friends is that they take you as you are.
The important thing about family is that they support you and love you. They help you in difficult times and love you no matter what . . . they celebrate your successes and give hope during the failures. The important thing about family is that they love you.
The important thing about writing is that it is powerful. Words can express your emotions, intelligence, your dreams, and desires. Writing is like the breeze blowing . . . word flow along . . . filling your heart and soul. There is such strength in the writing and reading connection. The important thing about writing is that is powerful.
The important thing about love is that it grows only when you give it away. Parents/teachers have enough love for all their children. Love is warm and tender. Love is gentle and kind. The important thing about love is that it grows and grows . . . even when you are apart.
The important thing about me is that I care about my family and friends. I love doing things, working, creating, teaching, and sharing. The important thing about me is that I love living and learning.