Witnessing Love

I think we should:

Teach the child who wishes to learn.

Show him the light he longs to see.

Be an inspiration for his spirit.

This family was on the plane with me when I was heading to Boston back in January. The father sat elsewhere to let the mother and child stretch out a bit during the long flight. The mother had never ending patience with her son as he inspected the light above him. I watched them interact for hours without an ounce of boredom.

Witnessing love can be so amazingly gratifying. I will never forget that plane ride, this family or the peace I had inside my heart from those special moments.

I wish you all a beautiful, safe and loving long holiday weekend. Soak up all the love and beauty around you…the time for doing so is NOW-not later.

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~ by oneshotbeyond on May 21, 2009.

11 Responses to “Witnessing Love”

  1. Thanks for a reminder to be patient with my little guy. 🙂

  2. Heather – this is such a touching post. It’s wonderful that you thought to take out your camera and capture this special moment. 🙂
    Great photo!

  3. Lovely image Heather and a cute story to boot! Nice that we can get this kind of image and story out of everyday life.

  4. good reminder for us all – have a good weekend

  5. What a great message. 🙂 The small things in life are really what shapes the future!

  6. This is a BEAUTIFUL pic & writings.

  7. Heather,

    This is a class A shot. You can market that photo to airline advertising agencies.

  8. I agree with everyone else here, this is a touching post & pick.

  9. Love everything about this…your thoughts, the beautiful photo of that darling boy and his mom (well, her hand at least!) Wonderful shot!

  10. Lovely image and beautiful sentiments to accompany the image.

  11. I can only echo all of the above, well done!

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