We all need it….
A good day, it heals the soul. I had a very good day with my 3-year-old granddaughter. Her joy, laughter, curiosity and her imagination takes me out of the places that hurt. I cannot imagine life without my grandchildren, all of them. I have 5 of them ranging in age from 1 to 26. The pure joy of being Meme, not Mommy is the best reason I have found for growing old. I get to enjoy them more fully than I did with their mothers, my sweet girls. My one desire is to remain as a happy memory as they grow up and that maybe in some small way I made their lives better.
Every child is a gift, an opportunity to see the world as it should be through eyes that see only amazing, beautiful things. They don’t know hatred or animosity, vindictiveness, meanness or ugliness. If only adults could retain the heart of a child…..