I believe that music is quite possibly God’s greatest gift to humankind.
I believe that listening to audiobooks counts as reading.
I believe that lives are ruined when people have more power than they have soul or humor.
I believe we should all be inconvenienced from time to time so we learn patience and humility.
I believe in love–but I don’t believe in love at first sight.
I believe ice cream is made in Heaven above by angels with golden wings.
I believe you can learn a lot about a man by watching the way he treats children and animals, especially cats.
I believe a field of sunflowers is the most glorious sight on Earth.
I believe in Daylight Savings Time.
I believe great triumphs are born of dark hours. I believe in shaking off the dust and moving on. I believe in surviving.
I believe in waiting until after Thanksgiving to start decorating for Christmas.
I believe people are too concerned with civics, and not concerned enough with civility.
I believe in baking.
I believe people no more “choose” to be gay than they “choose” to be straight.
I believe there’s no such thing as having too many pairs of shoes.
I believe I have such a wonderful family because God looked down on me and realized I would need some help through this life.
I believe in the importance of good grammar.
I believe that standardized tests will never measure the true strengths and gifts of our students.
I believe it was a mistake never to have left my hometown.
I believe in being silly, being teachable, and in being introspective.