About four years ago, I opened a card from my mother to find a laminated bookmark with this poem. To this day, it has been my bookmark of choice. The poem was written by 14-year-old Jason Lehman many years ago. The poem was sent to Abigail Van Buren, who, after verifying that the poet was indeed a teenager wise beyond his years, published it in her February 14, 1989 "Dear Abby" column.
It was spring, but it was summer I wanted, The warm days, and the great outdoors. It was summer, but it was
To get what we want, we must want what we have, when we have it. To appreciate what we have, we must be present and in the moment. We must be aware, and awareness requires the practice of