I have been awaiting this week anxiously, St. Patrick’s Day bulldog luck doubles when you rub it shirt, I will be delivering two talks — one to parents and one to educators – on the mental angst and debilitating stress many of our young people are experiencing due to technology and academic pressure. You inspire me beyond what any words can convey. You are brave and beautiful and you always, always make me cry because you always blow my heart wide open. You will stand up there and you will be exactly who you are and you will blow everyone’s hearts wide open. Because that’s who you are – a heart opener.
Just know that although your voice may crack when telling your St. Patrick’s Day bulldog luck doubles when you rub it shirt many will hear your message loud and clear. For many, those cracks will plant seeds, that in time may Bloom into awareness, acceptance, and love. I send you to love as you deliver such important messages. I tried to imagine what he might say to you at this time…and I think Avery put it best when she mentioned the leaves on the real tree. He’s there all around you…and when the wind blows. I’m betting you can hear him saying “Rach, you got a special gift, you’re a special lady, now go do what God put you here to do.