Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Do You See What I See?



Cupcake and I cozied up to the kitchen table after his nap yesterday. He sniffed out the chocolate I'd already been munching on while he slept and I felt guilty for not sharing. I knew a post-nap treat would delight him to no end.

As we chatted and nibbled on frosted brownies, he waved confidently and intentionally to someone outside. I stared through the big bay window but saw no one.

Who are you waving at? I asked

The trees, he replied.

I stared again through the window and beheld what I hadn't noticed five seconds prior: waving trees.

Sure enough, a warm southern breeze was rippling through the air and the tall pines and oaks that line the back of our property were bending and bowing and well, waving.

I just didn't have the capacity to see it at first.

I've said it before but it bears repeating: the eyes have it.

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12 comments:

  1. Scooper,
    I love how children can see what we do not in Creation. I love how you notice enough to ask the important questions, too.
    Have a fabulous day observing.
    Peace.

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  2. I want to notice the trees waving...so sweet.

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  3. Kids 'see' the neatest things! I love it. Next time I see the trees swaying I'll be thinking of them waving.

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  4. Kids are amazing. Beautiful.

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  5. I wonder what he thinking waving on the trees, sweet little boy :)

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  6. Kids are precious to me. I enjoyed taking care of my baby. I learned a lot.

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  7. What a joy to have this precious child and his siblings doing life with us at TR last weekend!
    Always try to relish the moments!

    LYF,
    MOM

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  8. Isnt it crazy how when we grow old we notice less and less at how amazing the world is around us. thats why I love that my little man brings that sense of joy back to me. this was a sweet post.

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  9. Ahhhh!! I love him! I love this. LOVE.

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  10. love this. gave my heart strings a tug :)

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