Success: Day 10

I used to think success was measured by bullet points on a resume, trophies on a shelf, or a certain kind of car in the driveway. Twelve years ago this week, a person entered my life that changed the yardstick. When an orphanage director put Cherry in my arms, I realized. Success is measured by the width of a smile.

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About Elisabeth Crisp / @crisplyspoken

I write funny stories about serious subjects.

Posted on August 10, 2012, in Joined at the Heart, Just One Thing, Writers Write and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. That’s a beautiful sentiment, Elisabeth! Thank you so much for giving me a smile today!

  2. I love this post. Very simple but very striking; all the way to the heart. :)

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