She called and she said, “I don’t know what to do.”
And I said, “Here’s XY and Z.”
All the places someone else can help.
“But here’s the truth.
There’s no one more qualified than you.”
Listen, I have those kids.
They need professional help.
They need accommodations, counseling, services and meds.
And we utilize them!
But at the end of the day,
What do they need most? Above all? Since birth? In addition to God?
They need me to show up.
Me not to punt them and their struggles for someone else to solve.
They need me to hold their hand.
When it’s ugly and neither of us know what the hell to do.
They need me to just walk alongside them through it.
I fill blanks with the qualified but I also remain steady.
No matter what they are going through,
I am here.
“And that’s what you do.