a little perspective

March 24, 2003

what i gained this weekend was perspective.

i go to these retreats in hopes that i will teach them a lesson or two about life but they always end up teaching me so much more. i am in awe at what trials some go through in lives half as long as mine. i am inspired by the way they live and love and hope and believe despite them.

if they can continue to smile day after day, surely i can.

i worry about the world in which we live, but knowing that someday the world will be in the hands of these teenagers makes me worry a little less.


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