Each of our children, like everyone else's,
is unique, like no one else's.
Parents are not deceived
though all evidence contradicts:
their children are lovely.
Parents know a deeper truth;
they know their children even when
their children don't know them,
just as you, dear Father, know us.
Photo of two little angels and a mother at her limit.
on the Rue du Bac in Paris, France.
Photo copyright 2007; prayer, 2011 by Danny N. Schweers.