Wisdom of Our Elders
the Pop-Pops, the Gramps,
who show us how to knit, how to fish,
how to find a good mood
even when their sciatica kicks in.
Secretly holding the world together,
they don't compete
with whoever the Joneses might be,
and teach that kindness
is love on a slow drip.
Help me to emulate them:
Slow boiling point,
Story at the ready,
Candy and kind word in pocket.
There's a reason we call them "grand."
posted by Susan DiamondDuring the holidays, I am reminded of how my daughter expressed her wishes during the holiday season when she was 10 years old. This is the story of my daughter’s determination--and of how her parents handled it. We lived in a wonderful home in Honolulu. We celebrated Hanukkah. We lit the Menorah ...
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