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Reaching for the Sun

¬†I asked the children to touch the sun. “That’s impossible¬†” they all laughed together at such a silly notion.

I am too small to touch the sun.

“We are just too small.” the six-year-old explained with all the wisdom of his years. I suggested they climb higher, reach higher, try harder.

So they climbed the tower at the park.

They climbed to the top

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One by one, they reached as high as they could climb

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and they touched the sun

.They touched the sun

They held the sun in their hand

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Even the skeptical six-year-old succeeded and learned that he is not too small after all.

. Grandma’s aren’t so silly after all.

 

 

 

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