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  • Many years ago, two of my daughters made me "love boxes", each at different times. This is a box in which they put little pieces of papers, stating the many reasons why they love me, or what they love about me. I think my daughter Jenn made me one for my 50th, finding 50 reasons to love me!

    In the last few years, I have put all of the contents into a larger box. Each morning, before I meditate, I pick two pieces of paper. Patti made hers in tiny little slips, and Jenn's are larger. But even if it weren't for this difference, I always know who wrote what. They serve as my inspiration. They help me know that, after all, I must have been a good mom.

    And then, I can get on with my day.

    Today's thoughts: "I love the way you smell" (patti) "i love you because you took me traveling with you" (jenni)

    Hace muchos años, dos de mis hijas me prepararon "cajitas de amor", cada una en una época diferente. Estas son cajas llenas de papelitos con notas con razones por las cuales me aman, o cosas que aman de mí. Me parece que Jenn me hizo la primera cuando cumplí cincuenta, encontrando 50 razones para quererme!

    Hace unos años puse todas las notitas juntas en una caja más grande. De mañana, antes de meditar, elijo dos. Patti los hizo más chiquititas, y las de Jenni son más grandes. Pero aunque no fueran diferentes, igual yo siempre sé de quién es cuál. Me sirven de inspiración. Me dejan saber que, después de todo, fui una buena madre.

    Me ayudan a seguir adelante con el día.

    Las notitas de hoy: "me encanta tu aroma" (patti) "te quiero porque me llevaste a viajar con vos" (jenni)
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