Word of the Week, B is for Believe

Dictionary.com defines the word, “Believe,” as

“to have confidence in the truth, the existence, or the reliability of something, although without absolute proof that one is right in doing so.”

When was the last time you whole hearted, “believed,” in something or someone?  I mean REALLY believe.  When your gut was telling you GO GO GO!  Was it when you said yes to that diamond ring?  Was it when you found that perfect white dress?  Was it when you walked onto the car lot and saw your reflection staring back at you in the freshly waxed hood of your baby on wheels?  Was it in the grocery store checkout line when those impulse items were calling, “Buy Me!”  Was it when you cradled that baby in your arms…?
Here’s my next question?  When was that last time you played make believe?
As adults we are so lost in our heads that we forget to lose ourselves.  We have been taught through the years to ask questions, and second guess our gut.  What happened to the simplicity of childhood when trust came naturally?
My role models are my children.  They remind me how to trust, laugh, love, live, and how to believe.
In the words of the late Whitney Houston,
“I believe the children are our future.  Teach them well and let them lead the way.  Show them all the beauty they possess inside.  Give them a sense of pride to make it easier.  Let the childrens laughter remind us how we used to be…”
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