Turn Any House Into a Home

3 years ago

They were

running

giggling

jumping

 

on the bed

 

and

 

I was allowing it

I needed to allow it

 

painted nails

blowing bubbles in the yard

running through the sprinklers

 

were all much needed for me this weekend

 

because when you're an adult woman with

 

responsibilities

work

the cares of life

 

sometimes

 

its good to remember what it was like

just to be a girl

 

and when you're an adult woman with

an inner child who feels like she's suffocating

 

sometimes

 

hearing little girls

 

play

laugh

giggle

 

is just the thing you need to breathe again

The little one came to inform me...

"We made a fort... We built a house... We made a home"

and I smiled when I saw how they

 

used a jump rope

tied to a bin

and stuffed into the pocket of a backpack

 

to hold their house together

 

If only it were that simple...

to hold a house together

 

But when these girls get together

 

there is fun

there is laughter

there is jumping on the bed

the perfect combination of friendship, girlhood, and sisterhood

and I am reminded that...

"Love can turn any house into a home"

 

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