Let’s climb that wall together.
My husband and I recently vacationed in Asheville, NC. We never had a honeymoon, so this was it…nineteen years later…and our first vacation together in fifteen years without our child. As the cliché goes, better late than never!
While walking down Biltmore Avenue, a wall caught our eye, entitled “Before I Die.” On the wall were places for passersby to record their hopes and dreams for their lives. What a beautiful idea!
Personal declarations for the masses to see.
Reading these declarations is inspiring. We all have hopes and dreams. Sometimes, these dreams seem unattainable, but we must not give up. However, I believe that giving up is a roadblock that we all encounter at some point during our lives. For people battling for mental health, we feel the weight of this stalwart roadblock all too deeply. We require that nudge or encouragement from others probably more so than most. For those with the invisible mental illnesses, like myself, this kindness can be life-saving. Continue reading “Wall of Hope”