1. That the world will be an environmentally healthier place by the time my son is old enough to understand that he has a role to play in its continued preservation.
2. Someday I will be mother to a second child.
3. I will hold a grandchild's hand in my own.
4. That the fortune teller saw true when she said that I would only live up to my mid-sixties. At 20 something I thought there was so much time still. At 39, I'm getting worried.
5. That I'm monstrously clever.
6. In jinxes.
7. That sadly, empathy dies a a million deaths each day. How else can one explain away the hurt one man is capable of inflicting upon another?
8. That the reason I constantly dream of losing the use of my right hand is, in effect, some cosmic and unexplainable way to prepare me for that eventuality.
9. Greed, in whatever form, is a desire we are all capable of halting. I'm just not good at it. Especially with regards to books and shoes.
10. I measure up to my parents in how well I take care of my own child.
11. That beside toddler speak, I WILL learn another language before I die.
12. That there is always a 50/50 chance no matter that I'm a poster girl for fate. I guess that makes me an oxymoronic believer.
13. That I'm capable of great sacrifice. I'm almost kinda sure I am. Exempting the shoes and books of course.
14. My son will continue to poop in his diapers until he is twenty.
15. I'm good to the core. Never seen it mind you but I know it's there. The good core I mean.
16. That one day, I will meet at least one of you, my blogging friends, in the flesh.
17. That I'm braver than I think myself capable especially, when I'm not being a wimp.
18. My kid is a genius. Your kid is too but mine is a genius genius is all I'm saying.
19. Divine retribution.
20. Either because we make it or because it finds us, there IS a purpose to life.
21. Belief is a battle half-won or lost. Depends on how you look at it.
22. That I know who I am. Most of the time anyway.
Now you tell me something you half believe.
"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable."
Henry Louis Mencken