By Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS
I am the mother of Devon.
I am flawed, yet beautiful.
I am fearless, yet scared.
I am a child and I am a woman.
I know how to work.
Yet, I have forgotten how to play
with reckless abandon.
I am loving, kind and generous.
Yet, I need boundaries.
For, I remain too open
like a revolving door,
or a cracked and splintered window.
I am fiercely independent.
Yet, want to understand how to share
I accept you as you are – miraculously flawed and divinely inspired to create purpose
and meaningful expressions in a world with at times, sharp edges.
I would like to walk beside you.
You are my split-self. My difference.
My completeness. My life balance.
My forever love.❤️
About Jackie Sue Griffin, MBA, MS:
Jackie Griﬃn is Business Owner and Executive Director of Jackie Sue Griffin & Associates, LLC. She holds 27 years of experience in community development, strategic planning, grant and business development, advocacy, sustainability, and coalition leadership. She has procured more than $71 million for nonprofits and the health and human service industry in Florida, New Orleans, Mississippi, and Virginia. She has served as adjunct faculty for Springfield College teaching graduate and undergraduate students for 16 years.