“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets as a MichaelANGELo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause and say, “Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”
~ Martin Luther King Jr.
This quote has many times reminded me to do the best I can at whatever I was doing. Today it reminds me of the Queen of the Capshaw house, my wife and mother of my sons, Angel (note the bold ANGEL above :))
Just five short years ago my wife had built an amazing career in retail. She was a store manager at Victoria’s Secret. And, she was the best! Loved by her customers and her employees and extremely dedicated and passionate.
Just under five years ago we got pregnant with our first child and throughout the entire pregnancy she swore to me she was going back to work and would not have it any other way.
When Jaxon was born, she went back to work.
Under two months in, at dinner, with tears rolling down her face, she asked me if it would be ok if she stayed home with our son. I was floored but perhaps not completely surprised as I had witnessed this incredible bond between her and Jaxon from day one. Continue reading “All Hail the Queen! And, Her First Born Son.”