Spring cleaning makes me think of my messy makeup drawers, or all the size 4 dresses that are sitting there and probably never going to fit again. Time to clean a little, make space for the new. Important no doubt, but an experience with my 9-year old and her teacher rises to the top and makes me rethink beyond the drawers in my room, to the drawers of my mind.
“You are in control of your second thought,” he said, fixed with a kind smile on my little daughter. This story happened a few years ago when my child must have been at the end of second grade or third grade. This teacher worked at her school and was a very cool guy for a headmaster. He offered me a book called Meditations For Children, and together with that book and a few ideas, I was able to help one of my kids who was starting to seem nervous at times.
What did he mean by second thought?
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