Thursday, March 6, 2008

Words For Warfare

"I cannot forget my mother…she is my bridge." — Dr. and Reverend Renita Weems


rjweems March 6, 2008 at 2:41 PM  

Lord, chile...

Thought I'd mosey on over and check out today's "words for warfare" column over at one of my favorite blogs, only to find me staring back at me.

I wrote that line over twenty years ago, and it continues to be true today as I observe the many un-mothered and under-mothered young women I run across in my work. I am grateful to my mother who managed, despite her own pain, to steady herself long enough for me to ride across to safety.

Thanks Prof. Tracey for reminding me today.

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