IN MEMORIAM

In Memoriam  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “No one knows why they are alive until they know what they would die for.”  MKL Jr. January 15, 1929 to April 4, 1968 We ask everyone to have a silent tribute to a man who helped change the world. Please take a quiet moment to reflect on his short life and his …

WOMEN IN BUSINESS- ACHIEVING SUCCESS THROUGH ETHICS AND DETERMINATION

WOMEN IN BUSINESS ACHIEVING SUCCESS THROUGH ETHICS AND DETERMINATION “We are all human beings with our own challenges and weaknesses. Life is a problem-solving process, and I guess without all these challenges life would be monotonous! . . . On the other hand, life is a blessing. There are so many things that I personally am thankful for. . . …

CONCLUSION ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE

WOMEN IN SCIENCE This week we have honoured women who made extraordinary contributions in the area of physics. We end this topic with a focus on additional spectacular women who continue to blaze the trail in a range of fields of science. WOMEN CURRENTLY BLAZING THE TRAIL IN SCIENCE  “In kindergarten my teacher asked me—actually asked the whole class—now what …

WOMEN IN SCIENCE- PART 2

WOMEN IN SCIENCE “Science, for me, gives a partial explanation for life. In so far as it goes, it is based on fact, experience and experiment.” – Rosalind Franklin WOMEN WHO DESERVED A NOBEL PRIZE IN SCIENCE This week Kectil honors women who made significant contributions to science.  I always wondered why there have been so few women in high …

WOMEN IN SCIENCE

WOMEN IN SCIENCE “Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity; it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.”- Lise Meitner   WOMEN WHO DESERVED A NOBEL PRIZE IN SCIENCE This week Kectil honors women who made significant …

MALES AS PROMISE KEEPERS IN SOCIETY- PART 2

WOMEN’S ROLE IN SOCIETY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY Will you take the Kectil Male Promise Keeper Pledge? (If so, you will be respected and loved by females!) Wow! Our Monday Kectil post on Males as Promise Keepers caused a huge response! In four days on Facebook, the post was shared with over 3000 youth! This is …

Males As Promise Keepers In Society

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY When a boy or man sees a girl he finds attractive or even seems inviting, he must ask himself this VERY important question. “If I am with this girl and she gets pregnant, would I be willing to be a Promise Keeper and take care of the girl and the baby with a full commitment?” If the …

WRITE YOUR OWN FUNERAL SPEECH

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY And every now and then I think about my own death and I think about my own funeral.  And every now and then I ask myself, “What is it that I would want said? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Writes His Own Funeral Speech After a month of studying the legacy of Dr. King, we …

I’VE BEEN TO THE MOUNTAINTOP

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’ve Been to the Mountain Top.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. April 3, 1968   Dr. King on Life and Death   For these last three days of February, and to end our Kectil module studying the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we want to focus on his reflections on life and death. …

THE POWER OF EDUCATION

KECTIL QUOTE OF THE DAY “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”-  Nelson Mandela THE POWER OF EDUCATION This quote follows from yesterday’s Kectil Quote of the Day about the importance of education in the training to become …