snowflakes

Hi, Princess!

My darling granddaughter, I love you more than life itself. There’s been a lot of hateful talk in the world lately, and I just wanted to share a bit of what I tried to teach your mommy.

We should all celebrate our differences, and we should embrace all that makes us the same.

There has never been, and there will never be, another you. By gender, heritage, experiences, and any one of a hundred different things, everybody is different from everybody else, if you combine everything that makes a person a person. At the same time, we are all human. We are all people. We have a million more things that make us the same, than things that make us different.

No two snowflakes are identical, but they are all snowflakes!

Anyway, I’m not trying to tell you what to believe, that’s not my job. All I can do is tell you what I believe.

And always remember, I love you very very very very very much!

Love,

Pop pop

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Forgiveness

“The faults we find in others are those we bear ourselves.” – Kurt Poleet

“We all make mistakes; and if I want to be forgiven, accepted, and loved, I must forgive, accept, and love others.” – Kurt Poleet

I know it’s been a while, sorry about that. I can’t do very much with this cheap phone. But I still love you a lot lot!

Love, Pop pop