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  • Inner Peace
    At one moment, after adding to the crazy scenario I can't quite yet reveal, I asked The Quieter Child, checking on her, what she thought. Her dark eyes deepened. Her mouth curved, and her smile slowly expanded into a full, sure grin.
    She calmly met, and looked serenely back into my eyes:

    "I have inner peace."

    I have deeply Buddhist friends, but this is a seven year old. My heart stopped.
    "Why... where did you hear that?!?"

    Mouth laughing, coming-in-teeth askew, deep eyes steady, sure in her answer to me, she delighted, at I being ridiculous for not knowing:

    "Oh, Momma, Kung Fu Panda!"
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