As we grow, we build:
We build our confidence, our self-esteem.
As we grow, we change:
We change our perspective, learn from experiences.
As we grow, we develop:
We develop our spirit, our courage.
As we grow, we learn:
We learn new skills, learn how to be.
As we grow, we discover:
We discover who we are, discover the big, bad, beautiful world around us.
As we grow, we establish:
We establish what is important, we establish what really matters.
As we grow, we age:
We age gracefully or disgracefully. However we age, we remember it is a privilege denied to many.
As we grow, we remember:
We remember all we have learnt, we remember there is much still to learn.
As we grow, we recognise we will never stop growing.
We recognise that growth is not necessarily physical, but that emotional, psychological, spiritual growth is just as (more?) important.
As we grow, we should not forget:
We should not forget how we were before we grew.
We should not forget joy, fun, seeing the beauty of the world around us.