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Bring Your Own Happiness


Image by Annelise Lords

“I am not going to teach in an orphanage mom!” Maria Palomo argued with her mother.
“Why not?” Mrs. Palomo demanded. “You have been to 15 interviews in ten days. You need a job now!”
“Mom,” Maria protested, “It’s a sad place.”
“Then bring your own happiness,” her mother said walking into the kitchen. The silence pulled her back into the dining room and she stared at her daughter as a light shone on her…



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