Regarding our Son, of what special skills, strengths, achievements, or potential are we especially proud? Skills: Honesty, behaving admirably, personal responsibility, self-control, initiative, fun. Strengths: Kindness, creativity, learning, simplicity, perseverance, story creation including complex storylines. A sense of humor. Instinct; similar to an animal’s, he can sense other’s energy as sincere or insincere. Achievements: […]
Add up: The number of days we hugged after school before driving home. The number of mornings i kissed your forehead then knelt to pray at the foot of your bed while you slept. The number of dinners we said our Family prayer, the second half of which contains the meaning of life (peace […]
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The jar has been there for 18 years. The jar was filled with 936 small beads – one bead for every weekend in an 18-year old’s life. Our Son turns 18 tomorrow. i have a calendar appointment for every Saturday labeled “take a bead”. Today is Saturday. The jar in the photo above is now […]
Do you remember turning 18? Many doors open for you when you turn 18. Many close. As an official adult, concessions you get automatically as a teen, you are no longer entitled to. You become the fulltime owner of your life. You own every mistake. You deserve every victory. And all the stuff that falls […]