Thought for the Day 06-16-09

“Respecting yourself means
showing others what’s in your heart,
respecting others means
listening to what’s in theirs.”

~ Joan Bourque

respect-mural

Sometime back I wrote a piece titled “How Do You Define Respect?” This is where I first met Joan Bourque. She left me a touching comment that propelled me to visit her website, ArtfulOceans.org. I was so moved and impressed with what I saw that I asked her to write her story so that I could share it with all of you.

From the desk of Joan Bourque

I help kids paint murals. That’s what I do to earn a living. I actually get paid to do this. It’s not a hard job, it’s an all consuming job, with wholesome rewards of which I could not live without. more