#cultivatecourageous · #write31days · Compassion · Goodness · relationships

What’s the gift you’ve loved best to give?

I learned when I asked a few of my friends about the kinds of gifts they love best to give, that these people are more amazing than I even thought, that I have excellent taste in friends, and that I am an impoverished giver…but I have some great teachers.

Brave · Stories

tap tap (hope)

Sometimes the things that are carried in with the date make me feel proud, and those things I keep close like an heirloom handkerchief. April is full of them. The way we pat our chests and say, “I’m here,” when someone takes attendance, some April days tap my heart and wait to be received.

Tap tap (grief). Tap tap (remorse). Tap tap (hope).