Sunday, January 21, 2007

role models

This week's CHBM prompt is
"Who's your favorite role model and why?"
I thought this would be an in the park homerun for me. But the more I thought about it, the more I considered not even participating because I honestly can't answer.

There were people I was envious of while growing up. I still am. I hope to be a good mom2Amara and see a lot of moms -- famous and those not so famous -- that I would like to imitate. I see and read articles from writers that leave me wanting to be talented like them. At church, at Girl Scouts, at many other events I attend, I see men and women who are moral and righteous and good.

But I think I recognize my own strengths and weaknesses.

And I am proud to be mom2Amara. I am an individual. I know there are many traits I need to work at improving. Yet I know that there are many qualities I have that are outstanding.

So no, I don't have a role model. I have many mentors in many roles.

But I can only hope Amara learns to be her own person, proud of her beliefs, and is able to distinguish which good traits of mine she should mimic!

2 comments:

  1. I think Amara has many good traits to choose from! You are always very encouraging to me, and I have really enjoyed getting to know you through the crazy hip mamas!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Role models/mentors, they all help guide and form us to the people we are today.

    I really enjoy reading your posts about you and your daughter. You speak directly to your readers, it's nice.

    Kat via CHBM

    ReplyDelete

Social Profiles

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Feed Email

Tweet at Me

Popular Posts

About

Copyright © Many the Miles | Powered by Blogger
Design by Lizard Themes | Blogger Theme by Lasantha - PremiumBloggerTemplates.com