Required Reading || The Universal Letter From Mother to Daughter on Women’s Day

October 9, 2018

 

I am not sure if it was misplaced confidence or the carelessness of youth. All I recall from my school graduation day is the self-heating polyester gown, uncomfortable heels, and hideous hairdo. There was also excitement at the prospect of freedom -from hard work, commitment, responsibility…

 

Here’s the thing: I am still waiting. Not for freedom. I have been free all along -free to work hard, honor commitments, and model responsible behavior. I am still waiting for the cheat sheet. You know, the one with all the answers.