When people approach a religious text or any large book from which they intend to derive ethical teachings, nearly without exception the person will pick up the book and pay very particular attention to all the morals they already agree with. The philosopher George Smith says that " Christian theologians have a strong tendency to read their own moral convictions into the ethics of Jesus.
Kids Magazines Humpty Dumpty and Jack and Jillproviding fun, entertaining reading material is our priority.
We accept humorous, playful, and witty stories that kids would love to read—not stories that grownups think kids should read. Please keep in mind that we would rather show kids living a healthy lifestyle than dictate a healthy lifestyle to our readers.
In other words, health topics should be incorporated into the story or article, not be the focus of it. If you have a story that fits with the general philosophies of U. Kids Magazines, please review the following submission guidelines: Writers should present their material in a way that is appropriate for kids and does not talk down to them.
For independent readers some of the kids who read Humpty Dumpty and all of the kids who read Jack and Jillthe material should start at a basic level but include a sprinkling of more advanced information.
Stories should appeal to a broad audience. Our subscribers are girls and boys located across the United States and beyond. If you are writing a story but have not been around kids in awhile, please make sure your dialogue and characters are up to date.
Writing for children has the same standards as writing for adults. The rules of good story construction and character development still apply. Seasonal material should be sent at least 8 months in advance. Sample copy requests can be made by writing to U.
If you want a response from us, please include an SASE. If you include a cover letter, please keep it brief.
Cover letters are not required. Mail or email entire manuscript. See email addresses at bottom of page.
Work is on speculation only. Queries are not accepted except for nonfiction pieces submitted to Jack and Jill magazine.
Keep a copy of your work. Material will not be returned unless specified in the letter and accompanied by an SASE and sufficient return postage. We prefer to work with professional illustrators of our own choosing. We do purchase short photo features up to 8 or 10 images or high-quality photos that accompany articles and illustrate editorial material.
We purchase one-time rights to photos but reserve the right to use the images on our websites.
Please include captions and signed model releases.Ray Wilkins was a "genuinely lovely man" who was "liked by everybody", says former England striker Gary Lineker. Football has been paying tribute to former England and Chelsea midfielder Wilkins.
A Facebook post from Annette Lewallen thanking her Brother's Pizzeria server, Daniela Bossi, for picking up tab on a meal for her and her husband, Rick, who is battling brain cancer.
Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor.. The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her book In the Garden of Delight. "Pay it forward" is implemented in contract law of loans in the concept of third party beneficiaries.
Kindness always pays, even if you do not expect a reward for being kind. It is the way to be a true human being. Spiritual And Inspirational Poetry Archive - Inspitational poems that touch the heart and provoke the mind. Jul 23, · Thank you, President and Mrs. Clinton and Chelsea, for being here today.
You've shown extraordinary kindness throughout the course of this week. .