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Jesus says, “Be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect” (Mt. 5:48). Unfortunately many understand this passage within a Western cultural notion of perfection meaning, “without flaw.” Being without flaws is unattainable, yet many young people today are on a futile and potentially fatal quest to be perfect. For these perfectionistic teens, making a small mistake is the gravest of sins. As one teen told me recently after making a small error causing him to make a 98 percent on a test, “I’m better than that. I should have aced it.” Translation: I must be perfect. I’ll accept nothing less from myself.
FCD Prevention Works™ is the leading international nonprofit provider of school-based substance abuse prevention services. For decades, FCD has worked worldwide to provide students and the adults who care for them with the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to make intelligent, healthy choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.
You are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving and Veteran's Day with your student(s) and family. The menu will be Turkey Roll with Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Salad, Dinner Roll, and Cake. We will be honoring our Veterans during the Feast, so please feel free to invite family and friends who are currently serving/have served in the Armed Forces.