Sandy Hook mother: Choose love, disrupt the pathways to violence
Now used in all 50 states and several countries, Choose Love focuses on the universal teachings of courage, gratitude, forgiveness and compassion in action.
It is being implemented in grades kindergarten through eight this year at Southwest Sullivan School Corp. and will later be incorporated into the high schools.
The curriculum encourages individuals to choose loving thoughts over angry thoughts, which in turn impacts how one feels, behaves and interacts with others.
When people choose to react to negative situations with love, instead of anger, they are empowering themselves and helping make the world a better, safer place, she said. “Love is a choice we make. Isn’t that empowering?” she said. “But, you have to have some skills and tools to make that choice.”
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