Have you ever had one of those weeks that feels simply endless? By Tuesday I was thinking the week should be winding down already......no such luck! I guess that's why they call it 'the grind' sometimes.
Finally, the weekend is just arriving and I am looking for some inspiration.
A little soak might do the trick.......
Or a little time enjoying the fall weather outdoors.
Then I started thinking about how shoes always cheer me up.
Like these show stoppers..........
And then I spoke to my lovely friend, and colleague, Valerie Cross. We were in the trenches at work together this week. Valerie is a Therapist and an inspiring woman in her own right. She shared the story of her previous weekend with me....and I was truly inspired.
I asked Valerie to share her story on Stylemindchic.....
......in her own words.....
As a mom holding my tiny baby in my arms, I would sometimes think, “what will become of you, little
one?” ”What kind of person will you be?” “Will you be a kindhearted person; what will you contribute
to the world ?” I was reminded of these thoughts while standing next to 1st Lieutenant Garrett Cross,
adorned in dress blues for a re-dedication ceremony of the Memorial Stadium at Cal, Berkeley. He
obliged his mom by pointing to each ribbon, medal and pin by defining and naming each one. Expert
marksman, twice; combat duty in Afghanistan, and so many more…. Standing in the small hotel room
were my two daughter-in-laws: Tanisha with 4 month old Cason and Kimberly with 5 week old Mason,
my grandsons. My heart swelled telling them, “you hold those precious little boys in your arms and look
what they could become!! A most amazing man!!!”. If only my words could express the sense of pride
and wonder, only a parent could know.
1st Lieutenant Garrett Cross
Thank you for your brave and honorable service Garrett. Welcome Home!
Thank you for sharing Valerie, I am now truly inspired.....new shoes don't even come close......
Here's to an inspiring weekend!