These spring like days have awakened the love bug in my Matthew. He may be short in stature, but he is big in personality! Besides, who could resist a boy with blue hair? My sweet boy very nonchalantly told me this evening, "Mom, I finally figured out who I am going to marry."
To say the least I was a little shocked, as I had no idea his six year old brain had been pondering such grown up ideas! I tried to act cool, and asked "Oh yeah, well who is the lucky lady?" His response, "Maggie. I love her, and she loves me too!" Then he continued on, "I can't believe I was brave enough to give her the ring." While nervously inventorying in my brain any jewelry he may have borrowed, I calmly asked, "What ring?" He blushed, and proudly held up his left hand revealing a "gold" wedding band. He calmly said, "The one just like this mom. I got them at Big Boy when I had my Grandma's day. She let me get two from the machine, and they are both gold, and I gave one to Maggie." Savoring this sweet moment, I asked what she said. Matthew answered, "She smiled and said thank you, and put it on, then during calendar time she rubbed my back two times." "And" he continued, "when I had choice time, it was my computer day, but instead of playing a game, I did the writing thing and wrote words on the computer that said Matthew loves Maggie, and she loves me!"
It's moments like these that make me realize how very lucky I am. I am so very blessed in so many ways! Sometimes, it takes the innocence of a six year old to remind me.
And as a side note, I happen to know that Maggie is the daughter of two teachers, so in addition to stealing my son's heart with her kindergarten cuteness, I imagine she must be an intelligent, and compassionate little soul. :) (With good parents of course!!)
God is good. All the time.