Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bigger Picture Moment: What the World Needs Now

Hey mom, can I have the scissors?  I'm making you something with markers and...I need you to write me some instructions, too.

"Sure baby -- what instructions should I write?"

Just write I LOVE YOU.  Okay?  And then go away so I can surprise you.

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Here, mom!  Look, BOTH sides are red, and it's for you because I love you SOOOO much.  Now, you need to hang it on your wall, RIGHT by your bed so when you wake up every morning, you'll know how much I love you first thing, okay?  Go get a nail and I'll show you where it should go.


There's really nothing bigger or more simple than this, is there? 




We're seeing the Bigger Picture through simple moments -- moments that force us to stop and take notice of the ways our worlds are important, meaningful, and beautiful. Please join us at Alita's place today! Take a minute to focus on what's real in your life -- what's important -- and record it. Share it, visit the other participants, and let us be a part of your Bigger Picture!

9 comments:

  1. So sweet! My heart just melted a whole bunch. What a lovie!

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  2. This is so sweet. I have many scraps of paper on which my kids have written "I love you" that I just can't bring myself to throw away! Now my oldest is 13 and doesn't say it much to me anymore, so artwork like this is priceless!

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  3. "... so when you wake up every morning, you'll know how much I love you first thing, okay?" What a sweetheart!

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  4. Oh My Goodness!! So adorably sweet!

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  5. Nope. There's really not. Such a sweet, sweet gesture. :)

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  6. What a sweetheart! That'll be a heart that's saved forever!

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  7. I wonder if children know what a gift they are. Love her instructions!

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  8. That is so sweet and so right on! we all need that first thing in the morning! ;)

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