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Vicbowin came home from school crying.

She was a very sad little girl with a problem that I honestly couldn't help her with. Friends fighting over her.

Have you ever had friends fight over the time they get to spend with you? I haven't!

I had no idea what to tell her.

She informed me that that was okay, because after Guidance yesterday she had stayed after to ask the school counselor what she should do. She told me she had an appointment to talk with her more about it today.

Oh. Umm, okay.

My little 8 year old is at it again. Her precociousness getting the better of me. Shocking me into remembering that she isn't likely to sit around in life.

Nope. She hits the world head on and asks questions later.

How I wish I was more like her. She gives me something to work towards.

I can understand why people fight for her attention.

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Jennifer said…
Wow! That is one proactive little kid. What a cutie!

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Mutterings of a Middle-Aged Dreamer

Use your words, my dear sweet soul, they are inside of you... So find them. Write, you silly girl, write so hard the world will never forget you.
But does it matter if the world remembers you? 
Age begins to press its hands upon your chest and the need to be remembered seems to increase with the pressure. 
Stop.
That's not a line of thought you're interested in pursuing. 
Live in the now.
Does it matter if the world remembers you if your neighbor is going hungry? 
Perhaps age is merely pushing you out the door. 
Go. Live in the now.