Speaking photo and haiku. Thanks for your visit/comment.This is a test.Have a nice new week and not so much trouble without the medics (could many write to this, but not in English)
Nice post. I stopped following my father when I was about 7-8. That's when I realized he was wrong about almost everything.
Ah, but which way are they facing? Is the father actually guiding his sons through the mists of dawn? Although your poetry is certainly better than mine!
Ah! I missed you! Lovely to hear your "voice" again :-)I appreciate your thoughts and your English! xo Jazzy Jack
way it should be! mr artist and mr actor are to be envied for their parents!!xxxxxx
Spooky picture! :) Hmm, I think I see parenting a little differently though. I don't think of parents as leaders or teachers and children as followers or students. I think that definitely our kids need wise guidance in some ways - yet mostly we provide them with the safe environment to learn about life on their own. Love them and trust that they will find their own way... but that's just me of course. :)
Oh, thanks Beate! That's so sweet. They definitely have a great role model in Bushy! xo Jazzy Jack
Interesting thoughts as usual! I could just be talking about succession.I think we provide a safe space for them to discover what wonderful unique gifts they can bring to the world, and guidance on how to share that with others. Provide a stable loving base and they will hopefully find the courage to open like flowers to bless others. To trust we have not added on too many burdens, but allowed them to fly. This is my worry and my prayer! Xo Jazzy Jack
You said it beautifully! xxx
Very moody shot and yep a little bit scary. I could see it on the cover of a horror novel :0)xx
Ahh, what a great photo! My favourite ever poem about parents and children is Philip Larkin's This Be The Verse. Says it all! xxx
No! I don't see it that way at all!But it was pretty atmospheric :-)Hope the flooring continues!...xo Jazzy Jack
Just looked it up. What?!I hope it doesn't say it all...really I do! :-D xo Jazzy Jack
If a topic has special significance for you, or touches you in some way, I'd love to hear your story! I will return the favour and we will gently touch hands across the miles...or kilometres :-)