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Great escape

Saturday, November 16, 2019

We don’t go to a lot of movies but this week we went to two excellent ones. Midway and ford vs ferrari. Both over 2 hours and both were so impacting I was actually able to get into the movie and escape our real life for awhile. Our family does not do Christmas presents but I do group games with prizes and have 44 now wrapped. We shop all year and go to garage sales and after season sales so never pay full price for anything. I guess that’s one advantage of taking my daughter 4 days a week to various agencies and for 2 hours we have to find something to do while she is there. Ironically we’ve been asked if we could spend time with a 17 year old young man who is really struggling right now. The downside me is what do we have to offer and give as I feel I’ve failed in so many ways and have so many agencies as a part of our life. The upside me is I know pain, hurt and grief and can just be available for him and what he needs.
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    You have so much to give :)
    64 days ago
    I don’t think I could add anymore than everyone here has already said.from your blogs that Imhave are not a failure, farthest thing from it.
    I want to go see Midway also.
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    64 days ago
    Just being available is the best gift of all. And we both know you are the opposite of failure. Look at all you've done and fought for! BTW, the Midway ship is docked here in San Diego and give tours. One of these days I'll go. I know it was an impressive, intense and important battle. Have a good day.
    65 days ago
    Your "failures" have given you experience
    65 days ago
    Read your goals!!
    65 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    Many times people just need someone to be present for them. To have an ear to listen.. Never underestimate you natural abilities that everyone has that can help one another. I hope things work out for you and the young man. We never know what a difference we can make in others lives and not ever realize it!
    65 days ago
    I'm sure that whatever you can do for him is more than what he has, whether it's just a conversation or a friendly board game. Rethink your decision and just maybe he can help you see your value too 🙏🏾
    65 days ago
    Glad you were able to enjoy some free time. Just because you think that you have failed and have nothing to offer doesn't mean that you don't. You were asked to spend time with the young man because someone saw a value in you that you don't.
    65 days ago
  • GEORGE815
    Nice post. There is a lot of pain out there. As always, its nice to be asked to help. Hope you can find something to assist this person as it will be hopefully appreciated.
    65 days ago
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