gentle strength.

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after finding a tiny baby mole

who has died

along the side of the road

the kids say a few words on its behalf

and place it in the soft leaves of the woods

as a kind and gentle memorial gesture.

 

“when children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.”

-maria montessori

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  1. A wonderful reminder for all ages, that we perhaps ought to stop not just to smell the flowers, but also to pay homage to our surroundings and all the creatures in them.
    The strength and kindness we learn as children is supposed to last our entire lives.

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