Diamonds in the Snow

Diamonds scattered in the snow,

Twinkle, twinkle, tiny stars;

Viewing life through children’s eyes,

Look how rich we really are!

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When my daughter was small, she pointed out the snowy diamonds with the delight peculiar to tiny children, declaring, “Mommy, we’re rich!”  I will never forget this life lesson – or its charming teacher!

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17 comments on “Diamonds in the Snow

  1. optimisticgladness says:

    Lovely!

  2. Beautiful post! I just love the things children say!
    Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. lylekrahn says:

    That’s a good life lesson that’s easy to forget.

  4. Caddo Veil says:

    I love all of it!! The beautiful photo, the verse–and especially the anecdote, Melody!! Yes, we are rich, indeed! God bless you and your family–love, Caddo

  5. RoSy says:

    Your daughter was right on with that!
    Nature is full of gems.

  6. Glenda Mills says:

    Love it…out of the mouths of babes!

  7. Debbie says:

    Now we have this beautiful story to think of too, along with your poem and photo. Thank you for reminding how rich we are today! God bless you!

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