Just A Goat

It is “Just a Goat”

From time to time people often tell me, “Lighten up, it’s just a goat”. Or, “That’s a lot of money for just a goat”. They don’t understand the distance traveled, time spent or cost involved for “Just a Goat”. Some of my proudest moments have come about with “Just a goat”, and not once have I felt slighted. Some of my saddest moments were brought about by “just a goat”. In those days of darkness, the gentle touch of “Just a goat” provided comfort and purpose to overcome the day.

If you too think it’s “Just a goat”, you too will probably understand phrases like “Just a friend”, “Just a sunrise” or “Just a promise”. Just a goat’ brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust and pure unbridled joy. “Just a goat” brings out the compassion and patience that makes me a better person. Because of “Just a goat” I will rise early, take long walks and look longingly into the future.

For me, and folks like me, it’s not “Just a goat”. It’s an embodiment of all hopes, and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past, and the pure joy of the moment. “Just a goat” brings out what’s good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day.

I hope someday people can understand it’s not “Just a goat”. It’s the thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being “Just a man” or “Just a woman”.

So the next time you hear the phrase, “Just a goat”, smile, baecause they “Just don’t understand.”

Unknown arthur.