If a Child...

What a great poem this is!

• If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn
• If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight
• If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy
• If a child lives with shame, he learns to feel guilty
• If a child lives with tolerance, he learns to be patient
• If a child lives with encouragement, he learns to be confident
• If a child lives with praise, he learns to appreciate
• If a child lives with fairness, he learns justice
• If a child lives with security, he learns to have faith
• If a child lives with approval, he learns to like himself
• If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns to find love in the world.


nottwins said...

I think I need to print this out and tape it to my bathroom mirror...

kewkew said...

I have seen this before, but I am very grateful for the reminder. I also think I should print this out.
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I invite you over to check out my blog when you have the chance.

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Hi, I'm your newest follower from Creepy Crawl Blog Hop. Happy Halloween!


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