domingo, 1 de maio de 2011

The little things

It is the little things that count
And give a mother pleasure -
The things her children bring to her
Which they so richly treasure...
The picture that is smudged a bit
With tiny fingerprints,
The colored rock, the lightning bugs,
The sticky peppermints
The ragged, bright bouquet of flowers
A child brings, roots and all -
These things delight a mother's heart
Although they seem quite small.
A mother can see beauty
In the very smallest thing
For there's a little bit of heaven
In a small child's offering.

Katherine Nelson Davis

(Para a minha mãe que sempre deu valor às minhas pequenas coisas e para os meus filhos que me dão coisas pequenas que são imensamente grandiosas..)

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