“Thank you,” I replied. But I didn’t have time to tell him…
There are so many people who make up an endless web of support for my life as a mother, contributing time, financial support, taking my children on adventures, giving our family a borrowed cup of milk or sugar when we don’t have time to run to the store, a mug of coffee for a boost, wine for lunch (kidding), band-aids, birthday presents, laughs, and the ultimate gift of seeing my children in a different way that draws out new aspects of their potential.
It’s like Thich Nhat Hanh’s quote in his book, Peace is Every Step, “If you are a poet, you will see clearly that there is a cloud floating in this sheet of paper.” He is describing the interbeing-ness of all things.
The borrowed cup of milk came from a cow that was birthed by a mother cow that was fed by a farmer who was fed by his mother who was sustained by an endless interconnected web of love and support…
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