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HAND PRINTS ON THE WALL

 

 

HAND PRINTS ON THE WALL

 

One day as I was picking

 

the toys up off the floor

 

I noticed a small hand print

 

on the wall beside the door.

 

 

I knew that it was something

 

that I'd seen most every day

 

but this time when I saw it there

 

I wanted it to stay.

 

 

Then tears welled up inside my eyes,

 

I knew it wouldn't last

 

for every mother knows,

 

her children grow up way too fast.

 

 

Just then I put my chores aside

 

and held my children tight.

 

I sang to them sweet lullabies

 

and rocked into the night.

 

 

Sometimes we take for granted

 

all those things that seem so small.

 

Like one of God's great treasures...

 

a small hand print on the wall.

 

 

Author Unknown


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