For the 1000 Voices Speak for Compassion Blog-a-thon, I will speak about an area dear to my heart. Anyone who truly knows me will tell you that I have a heart for children. They make me happy. I enjoy their innocence and sincerity. Their world is the focus of my blogging and other writing. As adults we have a tremendous responsibility of shaping the impressionable minds of our youth. We do this best my modeling with our actions.
Compassion for her spreads through my chest and pierces my heart. I pick up my food and join her at the table. "Hey," I say startling her.
"Oh, hi Kate," she shifts in her seat. Her eyes widen when the rest of girls from my table join us.
"What's up Jamie?" my friend Sarah grins at her.
"Hi guys," she pushes her glasses up with a smile that reaches her eyes. We talk about nothing really, but keep her company. I feel good that we made her smile, even if only for a little while...
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