This week’s post is more personal than school leadership related. Recently, my wife’s father-in-law, David L. Fulbright, passed away.
He was a former teacher, minister, and counselor. He was also a great story-teller and Papa. As the family sat by his bedside in his remaining hours, I had some quiet moments that brought back memories of my own childhood that I wrote down. Later as I was flying home from a leadership event in Atlanta, I pulled out the story and finished it—bringing my thoughts full circle from my own childhood fears to the thoughts on David’s passing.
This story is a tribute to his memory. Maybe it will provide perspective for you when you’re facing your own challenging moments: Continue reading