I can’t believe it’s my birthday. I received a great gift on accident. President Barack Obama spoke shortly before the stroke of midnight of my birthday. There I was, curled up on the couch in my pjs watching DNC coverage. The introductory video had me already crying. I know I’m a softie, but I was still caught off guard. His dedication, compassion, resilience, and brilliance were perfectly captured. Then, his speech had me crying again (real tears…not one or two crocodile tears). Luckily, I was able to not do the ugly cry – even though no one was there to see it. The President’s speech embodied a spirit of hope and love. His genuine love for all human beings, along with his passion and dedication, were inspiring. His energy was the perfect way to start off my birthday. Continue reading “The President and My Birthday”