Previous Year's Chapel Talks
On Accepting Yourself and Others: Body image, an often controversial but important topic, has been evidently something that Hill needs to address. Let's start the conversation.
Identity and Acceptance: As we discuss the importance of accepting one another, let us also recognize the positive impacts of accepting ourselves.
What are you doing here? This is a question that students have asked me over the years. I decided to answer the question by giving this Chapel talk.
Remembering William Borden (Hill, Class of 1904). Fifty years before the Peace Corps, Borden pursued a life of meaning and purpose, to make a difference for good in the world. This Chapel talk traces how he did so.
You are more than what you look like or achieve.
Being the best you that you can be.
How to Tape a Hockey Stick: How do you tape your hockey stick? The answer to this question reveals about you more than you might realize and will undoubtedly help you in times of adversity.
Gratitude: One of the most essential components of long-term satisfaction and fulfillment.
How Do You Define Yourself? What things are actually important to you? How do you let these things influence your perspective
The Courage to Be. A reflection on having the courage to exist in the authenticity of who we are.
On being a “Young Girl”: The effects of sexism from an early age and how girls are meant to just “deal with it”.
Kindness gives us the power to forgive. However, it all starts with giving the benefit of the doubt.
Spark Bird: How do we trace and understand the moments that inspire us, and shape us into the people we are today?
A talk on how a trip to a forest made me realize that through experiences in my life, I find myself a changed person.
Caring about them while caring for them. Explaining my journey in caring for the people I work for, the elderly.
Why do I paint my nails? A description of pushing gender barriers in a conservative country and a logical exploration of why we need every member in our community to pursue their true selves.
The Only Way Out is Through: No amount of advice or cautionary tales can replicate the lessons learned through our own mistakes—and that’s a good thing.
Saying I Love You Is No Small Thing: Mr. Lehman shares some advice on the importance of saying, "I love you" every day to those you care about, not just on Valentine's Day.
Everyone sees everything differently: Realizing there are different perspectives in life and the importance of acknowledging them.
Embarrassment and Regret: A talk on the importance of embracing and learning from our most embarrassing moments.