My baby, my son,

he looked at me today.

Out of nowhere,

locked eyes, told me,

“I’m not afraid.”

Good, baby, good.

Go forth; yes, be brave,

’cause your mama can’t think

of one good thing

fear ever gave.

Different Walk, Same Talk: Meet Nick

Before we get started, I’d just like to state (as I did here at the top of the post)  the purpose of this series: this series is to open our minds and our hearts to the ideas, feelings, and lives of others. We don’t have to agree with one another, but I do pray we grow in our compassion, our willingness to acknowledge one another’s humanity, and our enthusiasm to build bridges and relationships with those with life experiences that differ from ours.

Alright! Without further ado:

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