My parents - theirs are the hands that I hold to stand up.
My school - what I am is because of my teachers.
My doctor - he instills in me faith in human nature.
My peers – they tell me what my place is.
My friends - they are the sunshine that surrounds me.
My dog - he has taught me compassion for all life.
My city and community - they give me an identity.
My country - its love of freedom gives me my voice.
flowers and birds and butterflies - they fill my world with beauty.
My creator – who gave me the gift of Words.
Words: to grieve in.
Words: to rejoice in.
Words: to say thanks in.