Fill Our Souls

Step further, then turn.
Approach, step, turn, stop.
Step back, forth, turn on your heel.
Pause.

“Cologne, sweater, magazine, coffee?”
Check.
“Child in tow?”
Check.

Swing to the left, swing.
Staircase stuttering, then pause…
and step.
Step, then turn, then pause… and spin.
“Forgot socks!”

Climb, elevate, grab, own.
A dance and a journey
The goal? 
To fill our home. 

Child’s play
Marketplace
Commerce and exchange
The goal? 
To fill our soul.

Always to fill our souls.

Published by Adam

For almost two decades, Adam F. C. Fletcher has led international outreach focused on engaging people successfully. Working with thousands of youth-serving nonprofits, K-12 schools, government agencies, international NGOs and other organizations around the world, his work spans the fields of education, public health, economic development and social services, and includes professional development, public speaking, publishing, social media and more. He founded the Freechild Institute for Youth Engagement, SoundOut and CommonAction, as well as writing more than 50 publications and 500 articles. He has also established 150-plus community empowerment projects.

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