That’s great, it starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes, an aeroplane –
Lenny Bruce is not afraid. Eye of a hurricane, listen to yourself churn –
world serves its own needs, regardless of your own needs. Feed it up a knock,
speed, grunt no, strength no. Ladder structure clatter with fear of height,
down height. Wire in a fire, represent the seven games in a government for
hire and a combat site. Left her, wasn’t coming in a hurry with the furies
breathing down your neck. Team by team reporters baffled, trump, tethered
crop. Look at that low plane! Fine then. Uh oh, overflow, population,
common group, but it’ll do. Save yourself, serve yourself. World serves its
own needs, listen to your heart bleed. Tell me with the rapture and the
reverent in the right – right. You vitriolic, patriotic, slam, fight, bright
light, feeling pretty psyched.

Those who know what needs to get done, those who serve the Higher Power, those who serve a purpose that’s above themselves, those who quietly get things accomplished without a single note of gratitude, also know that in the end, they will stand apart – vindicated, absolved, and commended.

So with that said, I don’t care if someone talks to my kid’s class and tells him that he needs to be accountable. That he needs to strive for excellence. That he needs to watch less TV and Xbox. That he’s good at something. That he should listen to his teachers. That he can contribute something substantial to society and humanity.

You can even tell him where he is now doesn’t have to determine where he’ll end up. That no one’s written his destiny for him.

You do realize that one man, one speech, one day won’t really make a difference? Just like my little rant isn’t making a single dent in the blogosphere.

BUT, when my son comes home from school. Regardless if he heard you talk or not, he’s already been well versed in these objectives plus more. How? Because I’ve spent practically every day of his life instilling him values, ethics, self-esteem, respect for others, mercy, forgiveness, humility, leadership, humor, honesty, manners, courtesy, and most importantly obedience and reverence to God who’s in control of all our lives. I acknowledge Him as does my misses, as does my boy. We’re in one accord. Sadly not everyone is in one accord but it is a personal decision that everyone makes.

Does this mean my work is done as a parent? Hardly. My boy has his moments just like any other. Does one speech about respecting others mean he will do it from now on? Hardly! I’ll continue to do my part as a parent but Mr. POTUS, you really need to address the accountability of the children through their parents. Once you’ve left the classroom, the building, the state, they will possess an ember which will smolder long enough to last them the rest of the day. Who will properly stoke the fire the next day?