Family  

Twister2bed 47M
267 posts
6/27/2006 6:55 pm

Last Read:
6/29/2006 8:46 pm

Family

> F A M I L Y
>
>
> I ran into a stranger as he passed by,
> "Oh excuse me please" was my reply.
>
>
> He said, "Please excuse me too;
> I wasn't watching for you."
>
>
> We were very polite, this stranger and I.
> We went on our way and we said goodbye.
>
>
> But at home a different story is told,
> How we treat our loved ones, young and old.
>
>
> Later that day, cooking the evening meal,
> My son stood beside me very still.
>
>
> When I turned, I nearly knocked him down.
> "Move out of the way," I said with a frown.
>
>
> He walked away, his little heart broken.
> I didn't realize how harshly I'd spoken.
>
>
> While I lay awake in bed,
> God's still small voice came to me and said,
>
>
> "While dealing with a stranger,
> common courtesy you use,
> but the family you love, you seem to abuse.
>
>
> Go and look on the kitchen floor,
> You'll find some flowers there by the door.
>
>
> Those are the flowers he brought for you.
> He picked them himself: pink, yellow and blue.
>
>
> He stood very quietly not to spoil the surprise,
> you never saw the tears that filled his little eyes."
>
>
> By this time, I felt very small,
> And now my tears began to fall.
>
>
> I quietly went and knelt by his bed;
> "Wake up, little one, wake up," I said.
>
>
> "Are these the flowers you picked for me?"
> He smiled, "I found 'em, out by the tree.
>
>
> I picked 'em because they're pretty like you.
> I knew you'd like 'em, especially the blue."
>
>
> I said, "Son, I'm very sorry for the way I acted today;
> I shouldn't have yelled at you that way."
> He said, "Oh, Mom, that's okay.
> I love you anyway."
>
>
> I said, "Son, I love you too,
> and I do like the flowers, especially the blue."
>
>
> FAMILY
> Are you aware that if we died tomorrow, the company
> that we are working for could easily replace us in
> a matter of days.
> But the family we left behind will feel the loss
> for the rest of their lives.
>
>
> And come to think of it, we pour ourselves more
> into work than into our own family,
> an unwise investment indeed,
> don't you think?
> So what is behind the story?
>
>
> Do you know what the word FAMILY means?
> FAMILY = ( F )ATHER( A )ND( M )OTHER( I )( L )OVE ( Y )OU


marywannado 43F

6/28/2006 6:24 am

Dammit,Twister ya made me cry,,, that was so awesome... *sneeks off to wipe nose*

Good post...


Twister2bed replies on 6/28/2006 11:58 am:
LOL sometimes I need to shift gears away from all the jokes

MOfunNOWWOW 55F

6/28/2006 10:54 am

you got me good Twist...


MOMO
just a squirrel trying to get a nut


Twister2bed replies on 6/28/2006 12:01 pm:
MO MO MO hehe about time I got ya good.
Glad you liked it, My brain hurts now its geared more to be funny

ohcurious14 59M
1683 posts
6/29/2006 7:15 am

I received this in an email yesterday. Very thought provoking & surreal.


Twister2bed replies on 6/29/2006 8:53 pm:
I'm not surprised its being circulated in emails now, Someone added a prayer at the end of it and turned it into a chain mail type thing

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