i look at you.

 

I look at you and I do not see

the passage of time.

 

I see my little girl

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eating birthday cake for breakfast

and

playing basketball at night,

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reading a book,

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playing in the neighborhood Olympics,

or holding tightly to a cuddle-worn “bun-bunny.” Continue reading “i look at you.”

The R-Word

 

Our daughter is a teacher.

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A Special teacher!

And she is one of the many thousands who are called to a vocation of teaching

Special individuals

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who deal with Intellectual Disabilities.

But she (and others like her) remind us they are more appropriately considered:

Special ABILITIES.

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Abilities that demand our RESPECT! Continue reading “The R-Word”

the list(s)

January has arrived!

And ushering in with it is not only another New Year

but the many, many, many, scribbled lists of promises made.

(Usually tied to a resolution for permanent change.)

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Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash

I have been reading, all across the cyber-sphere, the many, many, many lists.

For change.

For improvement.

For enlightenment. Continue reading “the list(s)”