Standing Up to Bullies on Spirit Day: What Would Jesus Do?

By Jim Wallis 10-19-2011

My mother used to give us kids two instructions:370px-Purple_ribbon.svg

  1. If there is a kid on the playground that nobody else is playing with - you play with them.
  2. If there is a bully picking on other kids - you be the one to stand up to him or her.

Those two principles have served me well. And I can almost hear my mother's voice sometimes

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