Myrtle Beach Real Estate by Mirela

God Has a Sense of Humor! Do Kids Always Go In The Opposite Direction?

All I can say is:  God has a sense of humor! 

 

I am the most "improvisational" person I know.  They have other words for people like me:  Bohemian lifestyle, leader, non-conformist, etc.  I've always just followed my own heart, regardless of how "popular" that route was.  It never bothered me to go against the grain.

 

I fought governmental interests on ecological issues long before "Green" became a popular notion.  I gave birth at home long before there was a home birthing movement.  I created my own businesses so I wouldn't have to answer to anyone. 

 

My kids are both conformists.  Major conformists!  They have both adopted popular dogma and have really run with it.  I am proud of them!  They are joyous and wonderful and very popular.  I just don't understand what happened:  how could a mother like me have kids like them?  Please enlighten me here!

 

My son is a Marine officer.  He graduated magna cum laude from The Citadel and was part of that extraordinary elite - the Summerall Guard.  He is married to his college sweetheart and is proudly serving our country.  He is super conservative (as you have probably guessed it, I am "somewhat" liberal).

 

My daughter has embraced religion.  She is very active in her church (different from mine - different religion altogether!!!).  She has three bibles, one of which she carries with her at all times.  Other kids have less optimal discretionary time activities; she studies the bible...  I was hoping that she would attend a liberal college; she wants to go to a Christian college.

 

I'm not complaining here.  My kids are truly wonderful!  I am happy to see them so joyous and productive.  They have found their niche, and they are fulfilled and satisfied.  They have NONE of my restlessness and quest for answers.  I just want to know what happened here.  Do kids always go in the opposite direction from their parents?

 

Mirela Monte, Your Myrtle Beach Real Estate Connection                      

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Comment balloon 23 commentsMirela Monte • July 30 2008 10:37AM
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