What I Trust
Jennifer Wolfe

I trust….
that every day is a chance to do better,
that when I know better, I do better,
that nothing will stay the same,
and that change is the only constant in life.

I trust….
that my children love me unconditionally,
but that I love them more than they’ll ever understand,
that quiet time will help me center,
and digging in the dirt is great therapy.

I trust…
that all will be well,
that things happen not by chance, but for a reason,
that through teaching, I can make a difference in the lives of my students,
and that someday they may realize that they can make a difference, too.

I trust…
that chocolate and peanut butter are a delicious combination,
that a long walk at the end of the day will clear the ‘what ifs’ from my head,
that being present in the moment will teach me what I need to learn,
and that being present is a continual challenge.

I trust….
that my fifties will be better than my forties,
that good girlfriends are the best therapists,
and that if I try to stop drinking coffee again
I will seriously regret it.

I trust…
myself
that deep down, I know what I need to do,
and I trust that when we face our fears
our life comes into focus and our voices are heard.

Tell me now, what do you trust?


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Beautiful words from Jennifer Wolfe about what she knows and trusts about her world.

This post was syndicated with permission from MamaWolfe.

Jennifer Wolfe, a mom and middle school teacher, loves nothing more than watching kids be brave, courageous and navigate the world, Combining love, health and hope with a colossal amount of emotionally-charged inquisitiveness, Jennifer attempts to simultaneously slow down and speed up time by trusting fate and the global community to teach us life’s lessons.
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