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What Does Love Mean?

What Does Love Mean?

What does love mean?

A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds.

The answers they got were broader, deeper, and more profound than anyone could have ever imagined!

Ready….Grab some tissue!

‘When my grandmother got arthritis , she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore.. So my grandfather does it for her all the time , even when his hands got arthritis too. That’s love.’ ~ Rebecca- age 8

‘When someone loves you , the way they say your name is different. You just know that your name is safe in their mouth.’ ~ Billy – age 4

‘Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.’ ~ Karl – age 5

‘Love is when you go out to eat and gives somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.’ ~ Chrissy – age 6

‘Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.’ ~ Terri – age 4

‘Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him , to make sure the taste is OK.’ ~ Danny – age 8

Love is what’s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and just listen.’
Bobby – age 7 (Wow!)

‘If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate. ‘ ~ Nikka – age 6  (we need a few million more Nikka’s on this planet)

Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday.’ ~ Noelle – age 7

‘Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even after they know each other so well.’ ~ Tommy – age 6

‘During my piano recital , I was on a stage and I was scared. I looked at all the people watching me and saw my daddy waving and smiling.  He was the only one doing that. I wasn’t scared anymore.’
~ Cindy – age 8

‘My mommy loves me more than anybody You don’t see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night.’ ~ Clare – age 6

‘Love is when Mommy gives Daddy the best piece of chicken.’ ~ Elaine-age 5

‘Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford.’ ~ Chris – age 7

‘Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day.’ ~ Mary Ann – age 4

‘I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones.’ ~ Lauren – age 4

‘When you love somebody , your eyelashes go up and down and little stars come out of you.’ (what an image) ~ Karen – age 7

‘Love is when Mommy sees Daddy on the toilet and she doesn’t think it’s gross..’ ~ Mark – age 6

‘You really shouldn’t say ‘I love you’ unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget.’ ~ Jessica – age 8

The winner was a four year old child whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman who had recently lost his wife.

Upon seeing the man cry , the little boy went into the old gentleman’s yard , climbed onto his lap , and just sat there.  When his Mother asked what he had said to the neighbor , the little boy said ,
‘Nothing , I just helped him cry’

Now this just warm your heart and make you re-think what Love is?

 Cover photo by Caravanofsouls.com

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