Informative, and General Reading
What Love Means...
A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to
8 year-olds, "What does love mean?"
"When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her
So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got
arthritis too. That's love."
Rebecca- age 8 (Yes Rebecca, I agree.)
"When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different.
You just know that your name is safe in their mouth."
Billy - age 4
"Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne
and they go out and smell each other."
Karl - age 5
"Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French
fries without making them give you any of theirs."
Chrissy - age 6
"Love is what makes you smile when you're tired."
Terri - age 4
"Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip
before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK."
Danny - age 7
"Love is when you kiss all the time. Then when you get tired of kissing,
you still want to be together and you talk more.
My Mommy and Daddy are like that. They look gross when they kiss"
Emily - age 8
"Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening
presents and listen."
Bobby - age 7 (Booby, is it something like, "It is more fun to give than
"If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who
Nikka - age 6 (Great advise!)
"Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it
Noelle - age 7
"Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still
friends even after they know each other so well."
Tommy - age 6
"During my piano recital, I was on a stage and I was scared. I looked at
all the people watching me and saw my daddy waving and smiling.
He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared anymore."
Cindy - age 8
"My mommy loves me more than anybody.
You don't see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night."
Clare - age 6
"Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of chicken."
"Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is
handsomer than Robert Redford."
Chris - age 7
"Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone
Mary Ann - age 4 (Isn't that called unconditional love?)
"I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old
clothes and has to go out and buy new ones."
Lauren - age 4
"When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and down and little stars
come out of you."
Karen - age 7
"Love is when Mommy sees Daddy on the toilet and she doesn't think it's
Mark - age 6
"You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. But if you
mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget."
Jessica - age 8 (Great advise, Jessica!)
And the final one --
Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was
asked to judge.
The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child.
The winner was a four year old child whose next door neighbor was an
elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife.
Upon seeing the man cry, the little boy went into the old gentleman's
yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there.
When his Mother asked what he had said to the neighbor, the little
"Nothing, I just helped him cry."
When there is nothing left but God, that is when you find out that God
is all you need. Take 60 seconds and give this a shot! All you do is
simply say the following small prayer.
Father, God bless all my friends in whatever it is that You
know they may be needing this day! And may their life be full of
your peace, prosperity and power as he/she seeks to have a closer
relationship with you.
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Children are remarkably perceptive. Their eyes ever observe, their
ears ever listen, and their minds ever process the messages they absorb.
Spring Forever In My Heart
Some people remain a part of who you are forever. You cannot
possibly go through a day without thinking about them. Their beautiful
spirit gently nudges your heart each time you hear their name. The very
thought of them stirs within your soul like the sweet fragrance of a
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What could you do today that
would make someone else's day? What could you
change in yourself that would ultimately enrich the world around you?
Many people never fully utilize their natural gifts because they don't
find the proper way to express them in the world, or perhaps they don't
even recognize the talents they have.
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