28 April 2010

Why God Made Dandelions...Through the Eyes of a Child

In all of my years of having the privilege of being around children, both as a teacher and a mother, one common theme I have noticed is that children do not think of dandelions as weeds. To me, this is a poignant illustration of their innocent perspective of the world around them.

So...why are dandelions NOT weeds???

Glad you asked...

- They are bright and yellow. Why would God make weeds bright and yellow??

- They are abundant and everywhere - ready to be picked and given to a very, very lucky adult as a bouquet.

- You can blow the seeds and they go EVERYWHERE!!! How could a weed be so much fun??

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