A Higher Standard
My mother on that day put me into my walker, not realizing that I was more advanced then the device that she put me in. She didn't know that at eight months old that I mastered the art of walking. So being in a walker made me even more dangerous, because I was able to maneuver that walker at speeds that no other baby could before. When she turned her back I was off to the races. I saw something in a wall that looked white with something plugged into it. I was bound and determined to investigate this new object. So I moved my walker into position and took my metal spoon, then got closer to the white object to put my spoon into that little hole. But before I could get my spoon into it I heard my mother shout, Chuck don't you do that! Then she spank me on my hand , looked at me then pointed at the wall socket and said, " Bad, that's bad for baby and don't do that anymore". I was hurt and I began to cry, because I didn't understand the difference between right or wrong. But now that I am older thanks to my mentors and parents I know the difference between right or wrong.
As I think back on my life, as a child, a young man and now an older wiser adult. I hold myself to a higher standard, because of the lesions learned and because of what I was taught. I know from my experiences that God has created all people, with different shades of colors and different religious or political beliefs. I know that there are people out there that may not like me because of the color of my skin or my political beliefs. But because I hold myself up too a higher standard, being a American and a Christian I don't judge or hate people because of who they are. I have learned to love, respect all people, because I know that we are all Gods children and despite our differences we all were created for his glory. The question I have for you today or tonight is," Who do you hold yourself accountable to or to what standard do you live by"? Do you live by A Higher Standard? Write in and give me your opinions or view's on the subject.
Have a great day,