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Monday was a special day for Ra, a family friend. She had lunch with my husband and our sons (among others). She and I met for dinner.

Later, she sent me pictures from the day. I giggled at one particular picture; my 7yo, Li’l D, was tickled how one letter made the difference between “your earwax” and “our earwax.”

But the other picture? It choked me right up. 

A few months ago, I wrote about an exchange with Li’l D’s first grade teacher. I explained how I wanted him to grow in two areas: critical thinking and compassion.

When I saw Ra’s second picture, I saw–blazing!–the one of those two qualities harder to measure on a report card.

Look in those eyes and tell me you don’t see it, too–the love, and the believing that whatever someone is doing, it’s all the very best they can do now.

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  1. July 21, 2017 at 4:23 pm

    Yes, I see the kindness and acceptance in those sweet eyes.

  2. July 21, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    He is so handsome. And yes, you CAN see that love. ❤️

  3. July 21, 2017 at 9:39 pm

    It is so good to see her. I hope she is doing well. They both look lovely, and he does have that look, absolutely.

  4. July 22, 2017 at 7:17 am

    Filled with love at reading this and seeing these photos. I miss you. ❤

  5. July 24, 2017 at 5:31 am

    He’s such a beautiful boy! ❤ (Inside and out!)

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