The Applause of One

“The person who seeks all their applause from outside has their happiness in another’s keeping.” ~Dale Carnegie Last week was the end of the school year, complete with elementary awards assemblies and field day. A time to honor those who have achieved great things and celebrate their accomplishments. But not everyone got a certificate. Not everyone is gifted with artistic or athletic abilities. What about those who went home empty handed? What about me? I’ll be