Day By Day

These past 2 weeks I’ve been finding it hard to say what was on my mind because I couldn’t find the words to say. I started off being angry, then sad, and then little helpless. I work at a youth center and though it is very fun, playing games and connecting with the youth, you learn down the line very early that there are no just one solution to a problem and you, as the adult, do not hold all the answers. What? Me! The one that is Miss Problem Solver, who has “everything” under control , doesn’t have answers?! That’s impossible, but yes I don’t, I do admit. When you are suppose to be there as a solution to a problem, it can weigh you down when you just can’t do it. You feel like a failure. You do. And I don’t want to make this about me because really, the issue I am addressing is I do see the youth not receiving the proper tools to grow into healthy, strong adults, and when they reach that certain age of man/womanhood, you are hoping that they can survive and sustain in this big bad world by themselves. (more…)