I am my Daughter’s Bank

“Bottomless Bank”

She looks at me warmly,
With her sweet baby blues,
And I hand her some cash,
And she buys some new shoes.

I look like her dad,
But I feel kind of blank,
As I hand her more money,
I’m becoming her bank.

I’m her ATM Dad,
I’m her angel investor,
I’m her blank kind of check,
It’s MY credit I hand her. Continue reading “I am my Daughter’s Bank”

My Shameful Story

“Arboring Good Feelings”

Brene Brown’s research and writing on the impact of shame on our lives inspired me to write this piece. Her bottom line to getting over the shame so many of us feel is simply to speak it. Hidden shame is lasting shame. Speaking of shame is the healing of shame. Continue reading “My Shameful Story”