*Just for this morning, I am going to step over the laundry, and pick
> > you up and take you to the park to play.
> >
> > *Just for this morning, I will leave the dishes in the sink, and let
> > you teach me how to put that puzzle of yours together.
> >
> > *Just for this afternoon, I will unplug the telephone and keep the
> > computer off, and sit with you in the backyard and blow bubbles.
> >
> > *Just for this afternoon, I will not yell once, not even a tiny
> > grumble when you scream and whine for the ice cream truck and I will
> > buy you one if he comes by.
> >
> > *Just for this afternoon, I won't worry about what you are going to be
> > when you grow up, or second guess every decision I have made where you
> > are
> > concerned.
> >
> > *Just for this afternoon, I will let you help me bake cookies, and I
> > won't
> > stand over you trying to fix them.
> >
> > *Just for this afternoon, I will take us to McDonald's and buy us both
> > a Happy Meal so you can have both toys.
> >
> > *Just for this evening, I will hold you in my arms and tell you a
> ; > story about how you were born and how much I love you.
> >
> > *Just for this evening, I will let you splash in the tub and not get
> > angry.
> >
> > *Just for this evening, I will let you stay up late while we sit on
> > the porch and count all the stars.
> >
> > *Just for this evening, I will snuggle beside you for hours, and miss
> > my favorite TV shows.
> >
> > *Just for this evening when I run my finger through your hair as you
> > pray,
> > I will simply be grateful that God has given me the greatest gift ever
> > given.


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