Family and Faith in the Future
My mood must mirror that of many these days. It's one of dejection tinged with that abiding determination to overcome all obstacles, a resolve to stick out the bad times and move forward to better days. Family concerns seemed to culminate simultaneous with world events that are both troubling and very challenging. Just prior to the worldwide economic meltdown, My Uncle Dan, a true southern gentleman and inveterate businessman, died from his long battle with heart disease. Although he left my Aunt a comfortable amount of wealth, no amount of money can replace their love for one another and his service to the community of Warner Robbins where they lived. Next I faced a dramatic crisis with senior staff at Capital Metro that could eviscerate the influence and coherence of the Access Committee. Access remains the blind and disabled community's best hope for salvaging a transportation system that will provide the means to help us achieve true inclusion within society. At this crucial point, I've learned that my Dad had to be hospitalized yesterday because of internal bleeding related to a swollen kidney. I am left to wonder how much more trouble my Mother can tolerate and how best to help her. As the old cliché suggests when it rains it pours; even during a
Power to the Peeps!