Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Child is the father of man

A little girl walked daily to and from school. Though the weather this particular morning was questionable and clouds were forming, she made her trek to the elementary school. As the afternoon progressed, the winds whipped up, along with thunder and lightning.

The child's mother, concerned that her daughter would be frightened and possibly harmed by the storm got into her car and drove along the route to her child's school.
As she did so, she saw her little daughter walking along happily but at each flash of lightning the child would stop, look up, and smile.

Stopping the car, the mother called to the child to get in with her. As they drove toward school, the girl continued to turn toward each lightning flash and smile.
The Mother asked, "What are you doing?"
The child answered, "Well, I must do this, God keeps taking pictures of me."


Sylvia K said...

A beautiful, simple reminder to look/see the positive, the fun, the beauty that is around us all of the time -- the view we take is our choice! Wonderful as all of your posts are! Thank you!


Jen said...

I think I heard that story once before. It's as cute as ever.

Brian Miller said...

thank you for opening eyes today...nice story...