Sweetness

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Last night, way after bedtime, I noticed the light in Christopher’s room was on, so I tiptoed upstairs to turn it off. Thinking he was fast asleep, I opened the door as quietly as humanly possible. Instead of seeing a sweet dreaming boy, I saw two big brown eyes looking at me from under the covers.

“Oh, hi Chris, you’re still awake?”

He sighed softly and took a sip of his water. “Yes Mama, and I’m so happy I’m up.”

“Oh yeah? Why?”

“Because I got to see your beautiful face.”

Oh, that boy…

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4 Responses to Sweetness

  1. Bill O'Connor says:

    I’ve often thought that there ought to be a word that defines the essence of sweetness. I think that you discovered it in Christopher.

  2. margie says:

    Yes, Christopher is charming…. but this sounds like pure, sweet love. He’s the sweetest.

  3. Barbara says:

    I have tears in my eyes. He is so sweet.

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