The week that was...
Brooklyn Flea Market, Philadelphia, PA
June 3 - June 10, 2013
Project 52 (23/52)
"Our principles are the springs of our actions.
Our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery.
Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles."
As Father's Day approaches, I find my dad is occupying a lot of my brain space. He is there quite frequently, but recently even more than usual. It will be a difficult Father's Day. The first Father's Day since Dad passed. But I believe it is a testament to my dad that this special day holds the significance it does for me. I am a very lucky woman to have had a dad like my Pops. He lead by example, and in the process taught me many principles that are now second-nature to me. But just because they are second-nature doesn't mean they are always easy to employ. I've had to take a few stances this past week and put some of those principles into action. Even tho it has been difficult at times, and I didn't like doing it...I found I was happy and at peace after it was all said and done.
So thank you Dad. You always showed me what was right, and what was wrong. And you taught me that just because something is RIGHT, doesn't mean it's always going to be easy. It's just going to be always RIGHT. I'm so grateful you gave me the principles to spring forth from....happily.
I can't even count how many times I have recently been in situations where I have said or thought "I just wasn't brought up THAT way". I love you and miss you dad. But as you can see from my thoughts this past week, you live on in sooooo many ways. Because SOMETIMES, you just gotta take a stance and do what is right. You keep on springing up Pops. Thank you.