Rachel’s Challenge….A simple challenge to make kindness contagious, inspired by Rachel Joy Scott.

Casually Speaking

You might not know who Rachel Joy Scott was, but for those who did they knew she was a brave young woman who through her tragic passing has started a chain reaction of kindness.

While in high school Rachel wrote an essay, entitled, “My Ethics, My Codes of Life”, where she expressed her views on ethics and human interaction in the world. At the end of Rachel’s essay she posed a challenge by writing, “my codes may seem like a fantasy that can never be reached, but test them for yourself and see the kind of effect they have in the lives of people around you. You just may start a chain reaction.”  In the spring of 1999, on April 20th, many people were shocked and heartbroken by the devastating killings at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO. Sadly, Rachel was one of the thirteen students killed along…

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