For You, Daddy!

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

“People Will Never Forget How You Made Them Feel.”

Filed under: Family,Giving — by For you, Daddy! @ 7:00 am
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Last week, I went to my cousin’s home to pick up a wall hanging that she wanted to give me. The wall hanging was in the TV room. I was so excited about getting an unexpected gift and so focused on remembering my cousin’s instructions on how to retrieve the item, I did not realise the television was on, which meant that someone was in there watching telly.

 

Two steps into the room and I realised Zach, Cousin’s 7 year old boy, was nestled on the couch eyes previously glued to the screen, but then on me, temporarily startled by my intrusion.

 

“Oh, hi Zach, I didn’t realise someone was in here. I’m sorry I barged in without knocking.”

 

And then …

 

“Hi Kate. That’s okay. You can barge in anytime.”

 

Bowled over, I leaped onto the couch and nearly crushed Zach with a hug for his generous spirit.

 

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said,

People will forget what you did,

But people will never forget how you made them feel.”

~ Maya Angelou

 

 

Me, Zach’s Grandma and Zach’s Mummy at a family birthday

Me, Zach’s Grandma and Zach’s Mummy at a family birthday

 

 

 

 

 

 

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