Dear Camp Director, Do You Know Your Value?

Nothing you do for children Garrison KeillorDear Camp Director,

Under the summer sun, amidst the laughter of children, and after unexpected tokens of gratitude or poignant stories of triumph that happen on your turf, you know that what you do is important. Life-changing, even.

But later–when you’re drowning in paperwork, juggling never-ending details, wrestling with new regulations, losing sleep over revenue, scrambling for time with your own family, and mourning the sea of sadness you witness in children’s lives–a tiny doubt can echo loudly:

 Does what I do matter? Am I making a difference? Continue reading