Guilie Castilol-Oriard at A Quiet Laughter , Elizabeth Seckman, Yolanda Renee, Denise Covey,
and Alex J. Cavanaugh. My post is about discovering new things about love in my own life.
The Demons turned Angels
Valentines Day for me represents a time for celebration for I was gifted with my daughter almost nine years ago and found that love brought a whole new meaning to me. She was born on February 2nd and has been making her mark ever since. When I became a parent over a decade ago, I wasn't prepared for what parenting would bring me. Who is though? It's been a wonderful ride, however, filled with situations that I'd never dreamed of. Lately, I've witnessed both my son and daughter exhibiting small acts of kindness towards each other. I wasn't prepared for this because they are at the age where they fight like demons too--just like any siblings really. Still, every now and then...they surprise me. For example, my son has now started opening the door for my daughter, being courteous. What? That was nice. Score one for my buddy. Or the other day, I heard my daughter mothering my son. "You look like you have to go the bathroom. Do you? Go to the bathroom. I'll pause the movie so you can go." It was a simple comment I overheard--one which I couldn't stop laughing silently in the other room. She no doubt heard me say that to my son. What I found with these small gestures was they love and care for each! What? My brain may explode any minute with that realization seriously. Hey, I know they care about each other, but witnessing their kindness was a entirely different experience of love. Remember, this doesn't happen sometimes among siblings. I felt blessed to have even the smallest sign of that.
Lost Dog Runs a Half Marathon
This story is another lost and found love story that went viral last week. If you haven't had a chance to watch this news click, please do. Apparently this dog went outside to do her business and then ran off to join a half marathon. Too funny, huh? Talk about being lost and found...
Hope you have a great week!