After spending quite a bit of time writing research papers and analytical essays, it felt like a good time to step back from intellectual writing and take some time to use our words to encourage each other. Words are similar to hot water, they can be used to burn someone or make hot chocolate It's up to us to decide how we will use them. Words have power and we've been given the ability to use them, unlike many other animals. Students enjoyed the time writing kind things to each other. Here are a few smiling faces after we finished!