Wednesday, March 29, 2006

fragile youth

lest we forget . . .
All parents damage their children.
It cannot be helped.
Youth, like pristine glass,
absorbs the prints of their handlers.
Some parents smudge, others crack.
A few shatter childhoods completely
into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.

-The Five People You Meet in Heaven
by Mitch Albom


Blogger mama_aly said...

i know how i was damaged and how i'm damaging my kids. if you haven't, read:

Thursday, 30 March, 2006  

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