When I read Keturah’s post “The Ingredients that Made Us, Us”. I had to chuckle.
“Mini Heart Attacks” is an understatement.
Picture me driving and listening to Keturah tell me about what was happening in school and about some of the things her friends were doing. It was challenging for me to sit and listen without thinking, OMG. But I wanted to demonstrate that I trusted her and I was there for her. One of the foundational principles of Keturah and I having a great relationship is “I purposed in my heart that I would always listen to her.”
I believe middle-school was the most challenging for both of us. It is a time when young people’s peer’s approval take percedent over obtaining approval from their parents. Times have not changed that much since I’ve gone to school. In today’s society, people want others to conform to their views and…
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