Read me and for me
In a fortunate turn of events, I was given au unexpected honor today. I was totally blindsided, but in a pleasant way. Goodness, me… I haven’t had that feeling since… 5th Grade. That is how long it’s been since I was recognized for something without expecting it at all. I’ll be honest and tell you that the accolade I received in 5th grade was for an essay, but the theme and content is lost to me through time. All I remember is that I got first place and a prize.
This is not about a first place, and I don’t think it’ll get to that. This was about being read and read to, which is a special gift. To have a colleague recognize that your work has enough promise that it is worth sharing with others, is a unique honor. It justifies your work and gives you the gumption to keep pushing forward. You read and I listened…
Return back to Month Two here.