It’s not always about what you say, but mostly what you do.
Here is my offering for this week:
“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”
― James Baldwin
Looking at my children, I find myself guilty of setting rules yet never following them. The other day, my daughter asked me why I was standing while drinking water yet I categorically tell them to sit down. Ouch, it hurt but humbled me and got me thinking about how I am raising them.
Rule upon rule,
she ruled her domain,
remainder notes tucked everywhere,
it was her way to raise upright children.
she wonders where she went wrong,
“Why did none turn out right?”
After a while,
all comes back like a flood,
while she ordered,
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