She has changed me because her sons, my sons, our sons have changed me.
Although pretty “raw,” this video speaks for itself, and the magnitude of the content is undeniably powerful. The first time I watched it, I was overcome by what came up inside.
Many areas of life have their own vocabulary and language. Law. Medicine. Emergency Services. Education. Football. And many more. The words we use can be understood and they can be misunderstood. How and what we say can make a difference. Our words matter. But many times it can be like learning and speaking a foreign…
Whether I’m unpolitical, emotional, or whatever I am or am not, my story matters. So does yours. And together our stories make up the world in which we live.
At the core, no matter what our age or physical, social or economic position, every one of us needs something worthwhile to do, we need to be needed, to be valuable, to be important.
More than just About (me), this is some of the backstory.
What do you do with anger and hurt when something happens, or you’re in a situation and you have to be part of it, but it’s hard? You become aware it’s not about you, but you have to live in it.
What if we would recognize the impact of a person before they die?
Pain is a 4-letter word. One that’s OK to use. It’s safe to use. Or is it? Pain is physical. Pain is mental. Pain is emotional. Sometimes it’s a combination of those. We talk about pain in different ways for different reasons. There seems to be a need to quantify pain, to compare degrees of…
My heart will feel and want; my heart will rejoice and be sad.
I am a daughter. I am a wife. I am a mom. I always will be.