Perhaps it was the wishful thinking – the hoping – a mother has for her child that he will find success, find happiness. Find his place in the universe. She ignored the obvious signs of what he was becoming. –Claus: Legend of the Fat Man by Tony Bertauski

Fiction Writing Prompt: Start a story based on today’s reading. What is the son becoming and what signs is the mother ignoring?

Journaling Prompt: Write down your hopes for your children.

Art Prompt: A mother’s blind spot

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Tell a story about how your mother doesn’t see you as you are.

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