Monday, July 5, 2010

What Love means

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>to a 4-8 year old . .
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>Slow down for three minutes to read this. It is so worth it.
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>Touching words
>from the mouth of babes.
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>A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds
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>'What does love mean?'
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>The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined
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>See what you think:

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>'When my grandmother got arthritis , she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails
>anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time , even when his hands got
>arthritis too. That's love...'
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>Rebecca- age 8
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>'When someone loves you , the way they say your name is different.
>You just know that your name is safe in their mouth....'
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>Billy - age 4
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>'Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they
>go out and smell each other.'
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>Karl - age 5
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>'Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without
>making them give you any of theirs.'
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>Chrissy - age 6
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>'Love is what makes you smile when you're tired.'
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>Terri - age 4
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>'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.'
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>Danny - age 7
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>'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'
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>Emily - age 8
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>'Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents
>and listen.'
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>Bobby - age 7 (Wow!)
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>'If you want to learn to love better , you should start with a friend who you
>hate , '
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>Nikka - age 6
>(we need a few million more Nikka's on this planet)
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>'Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt , then he wears it everyday.'
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>Noelle - age 7
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>'Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even
>after they know each other so well.'
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>Tommy - age 6
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>'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.
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>He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared anymore.'
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>Cindy - age 8
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>'My mommy loves me more than anybody
>You don't see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night.'
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>Clare - age 6
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>'Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of chicken.'
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>Elaine-age 5
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>'Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer
>than Robert Redford.'
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>Chris - age 7
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>'Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day.'
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>Mary Ann - age 4
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>'I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and
>has to go out and buy new ones.'
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>Lauren - age 4
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>'When you love somebody , your eyelashes go up and down and little stars come
>out of you.' (what an image)
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>Karen - age 7
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>'Love is when Mommy sees Daddy on the toilet and she doesn't think it's gross.'
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>Mark - age 6
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>'You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. But if you mean it
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>Jessica - age 8
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>The winner was a four year old child whose next door neighbor was an elderly
>gentleman who had recently lost his wife.
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>Upon seeing the man cry , the little boy went into the old gentleman's yard ,
>climbed onto his lap , and just sat there.
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>When his Mother asked what he had said to the neighbor , the little boy said
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>'Nothing , I just helped him cry'
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>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 for the person who sent you this.
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>Heavenly Father
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>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. Amen.
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>Then send it on to five other people , Within hours you caused a multitude
>of people to pray for other people. Then sit back and watch the power of God work
>in your life.
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>P. S. Five is good , but more is better.
>God Bless You!
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