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THE LANTHORN AWARD

Focusing on our mission and those we support, The Lanthorn Award was presented for the first time this year. An old English word for lantern, intended to light the way, a lanthorn symbolizes the achievements of persons with disabilities over time, and shine like rays of light to our larger community. For actively pursuing her personal potential, demonstrating involvement in the well-being of the community, and being a Ray of Light in the promotion of a world where everyone belongs, we honored our friend, Sharon Jennings.

Our words are powerful and should be handled with respect. Because they can impact others, choose yours wisely with these helpful tips.

How can we be kind in times of darkness? Today we’re going to talk about just that, and how we can continue to live altruistically when facing heart-wrenching times.

Self-defeating thoughts can come when we least expect them and tear down our self-esteem and break our spirits. Stand up to them and choose joy instead with five ways to overcome self-defeating thoughts.

It’s out with the old and in with the new, and we’re ready to say hello to bright beginnings in 2020.

A mentorship program has more in store than just for the mentee. If you’re not sure whether mentoring is right for you, take a look at these eight ways becoming a mentor can benefit you.

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