Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Letter to My Son on His Fourteenth Birthday
I asked God for an easy baby, I couldn't handle one that cried a lot. God gave me you and taught me patience along the way.
All the way along you have brought me gifts I did not ask for, and forced me to re-think the ones I have.
Through you I have learned compassion, empathy, tenacity, unconditional love, gratitude and faith.
You have shown me what it's like to be ego-less. You have helped me inch away from the goal of a perfectly clean home, to the goal of a perfectly clean soul.
Thank you for being my greatest teacher, my wise, funny, forgiving, consistent, persistent and ever-loving guide.
I love you now and always,