I’m writing over at The Glorious Table today! Here’s a preview:

I was deep into a project for work when my son knocked on my door. I could tell he was excited about something, so I paused and invited him in. He had found a video on YouTube of a homeless man receiving a free makeover.

As I watched the video with my son, I also observed him viewing it for at least the second time. I couldn’t help but smile. Joy filled my soon-to-be teenager’s face in a way I hadn’t seen very often in the last year. As he left to move on with his day, I couldn’t help but feel relieved by the level of compassion I’d witnessed. I was cheering in my head and heart and celebrating a parenting win when I began to wonder what had made him seek out a YouTube video like that.  Read the rest here…

 

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