“The river” is a thing, but always in motion. So never really the same. It couldn’t be “the river” without its unmoving bed.
Parenting is neither a test of wisdom, nor of patience. Parenting is a test of both, and more. Above all, parenting is a test of love.
Layered, cyclical Ordinary, phenomenal Predictable, mysterious Like love
…a thundering velvet hand His gentle means of sculpting souls took me years to understand