Saturday, February 25, 2017

Big-hearted



She was told that Grampy had passed away. She knew that meant that he had died, though she didn’t really understand.

They said Grampy died because of his enlarged heart. But, that couldn’t be right.
How could Grampy’s gigantic heart be to blame?

Story: McGuffy Ann Morris


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Writing Challenge:
Five lines using the word prompt,
"gigantic"

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Sharing the love of art
in all of its forms!

24 comments:

  1. Such a touching illustration of how things look different depending upon the lenses (and experiences) through which they are viewed.

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    1. Children see things so literally. But, that is the only viewpoint that they have.

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  2. Annie, you are so thoughtful, and you always make us think. This was truly perfection. Sending love, hugs and prayers to everyone, but especially you, Chloe Jo and Maggie. Your friend and sister, Janet

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    1. Janet, I enjoy sharing through writing. I value your thoughts and your friendship. Big hugs.

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  3. Oh, the pov of childhood. Very hard to explain "death" to a young person. In a way, it's bittersweet that our perspectives change so much as we mature.

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    1. I agree wholeheartedly. It is bittersweet. Hugs.

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  4. Aww such a sweet look into the matter from the innocence of a child. <3

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  5. That's a good question. Some things are just too hard to comprehend AND to explain.

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    1. Very true, especially when we lose a good person.

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  6. That is a ponder for the ages.

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  7. Lovely and poignant. Children often see what's most important, not always the hard facts but the truth.

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    1. Thank you, Patricia. This is so true about children. It is sad that we lose that perspective, becoming jaded with age.

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  8. Such sweet words out of the mouths of babes!

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    1. Kids know instinctively what is important. If only we could retain that trait.

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  9. His love was so big he had to go to heaven to hold it all, of course.

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  10. Very sweet, Annie. I always love your words!

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