Courage, Whether Loud or Quiet

Inspired by “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” -Winston Churchill It takes courage to stand and speak It’s wise to know your ground Whether loud or quiet, you are not weak Take time to observe the sounds Get a feelContinue reading “Courage, Whether Loud or Quiet”

It is a Child’s Question

Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash It is a child’s question That causes us to stop with curiosity, Search for a response honestly And openly reflect and learn   It is a child’s question That leads us to let go of animosity, Compels us to act compassionately And consider the vulnerable with concern   ItContinue reading “It is a Child’s Question”

The Challenge of Parenthood

Being a parent comes with various life lessons. Everyone enters parenthood at an age when we don’t know and are starting to understand life, the challenge is admitting that we don’t know. Despite not knowing, we try our best based on the knowledge our experiences gathered and then realize that everything changed and what weContinue reading “The Challenge of Parenthood”

Doing the Right Thing

Elaine dreamt of finding a best friend in high school who would be the love of her life and accomplish her fairy tale of marrying her first love and high school sweetheart. When Elaine met Fred, she knew friendship was a top priority. After following dramatic soap operas, she believed open honesty would make loveContinue reading “Doing the Right Thing”