“What’s the Word?” Wednesday: Why Lily Couldn’t Sleep Last Night

Note: I’ve known Lily (not her real name) for nearly fifteen years. When she reached out to me this morning, I asked if she’d be comfortable sharing her thoughts on the blog. The subject matter of this post is controversial, but what she has to say is important. Please be respectful with your comments.

Why Lily Couldn’t Sleep Last Night

Before I went to bed last night I took a last-minute glance at online news. I saw a headline that wouldn’t normally get my attention, but this one did. So I clicked into the story.

I can’t express how I … read the rest. . .

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To My Heroes

You aren’t unafraid. But you stand up in spite of it.

You aren’t all powerful. But you try with all your might.

You don’t have all the answers. But you never stop learning.

You aren’t impenetrable. But you don’t let weakness keep you down.

You can’t fix everything. But you never stop trying.

You can’t see the world. But you see your part of it.

You can’t protect everyone. But you protect the ones you can.

You fail sometimes. You fall sometimes.

Your secret identity is often exposed and you are often mundane.

You aren’t God.

You aren’t Superman.

You … read the rest. . .

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