Why Service Matters
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Inner-City High School Classroom, the Bronx, New York
Reaching down for the door handle while holding a stack of pizza boxes wasn’t exactly the most graceful thing, but I managed to twist the knob and push the door open with my hip.
As I entered the Bronx high school classroom, I felt a flurry of quizzical eyes turn my way, and with one nod toward the teacher, I looked back at the sea of questioning fourteen-year-olds as I tried to straighten the pizza boxes in hand.
“Who wants pizza?”
That seemed to be the secret password, as ...