I still remember kind words spoken to me years and years ago . I hold on to them with all my might as I battle on towards recovery from the painful things in the past. You may impact a person more deeply than you realize.
We need to care less about whether our children are academically gifted, or popular or athletically talented & more about whether they sit with with the lonely kid in the cafeteria. WHO we are and how we treat others is more important than what we are.