Friday, September 25, 2009

Fingerprint Friday

There is a song by Steven Curtis Chapman that says:
I can see the fingerprints of god
When I look at you
I can see the fingerprints of god
And I know its true
You're a masterpiece
That all creation quietly applauds
And you're covered with the fingerprints of god

So look around you and see where YOU can see God's fingerprints. Is it in nature? Kids? Animals? Where do you see them? Here's how to join in.

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This week The Boy has been really excited about Fall.
He wants to start raking yards in the neighborhood. And he plans on charging $.25 per yard.
Yesterday he said, "Mom I've been thinking. I think that I should donate some of that twenty five cents. Like maybe to Cora's Playground or to the homeless shelter or something. I'll donate part of it, and keep the rest for our own family."

How precious is that?! He is such a soft and kind little guy and always thinks of others first.

19 comments:

artsyclay said...

How thoughtful he is! That's wonderful. He could charge a little more! Or ask people if they'd like to give a donation. :)

Reminds me when I lived in a house a few years ago with a normal sized front yard and a HUGE back yard with tons of leaves. Two neighborhood teenage boys came by and wanted to rake for their normal fee. I said, "Did you see the back yard yet?" and they said no. You should have seen their faces when they did.

I said I would pay them by the hour because I wanted to pay them a fair price for all the work it would take, and hopefully they learned something for future business ventures. =)

Snowcatcher said...

What an awesome kid! How wonderful that he's thinking of others in what is sometimes a very selfish world! You've raised him well.

Toni :O) said...

What a sweet, sweet boy...although I agree with the other poster...he should charge more as I think $.25 is a tad on the low side...I bet if people knew he was donating some of it, they would offer more. Yay for him! Happy Friday, I LOVE your blog, it's SO cool and refreshing!

Rosebud Collection said...

What a sweet thought. I tell you, we could learn so much from children..Beautiful.
Happy Fingerprint Friday and what a Fingerprint he is..

Robin in Benton said...

Ahhh, doesn't it just melt your heart when they say something like that. What an awesome boy!

Erica said...

oh my goodness how precious! you're doing a great job momma!!

jen christians said...

Bless his heart!!! That makes my heart melt! What a good momma you are!

Beadin By The Sea said...

Ha, so sweet! I have a feeling with that attitude that he'll probably "rake" in a little more than $.25! You'll have to let us know how it goes!

Wendy said...

You raised him right! Isn't that just the sweetest thing ever?!

Rebekah said...

I find generosity is easily cultivated in young hearts - if we encourage it when they're young, it becomes part of their character. So, good for you - you're doing a great job with that young man :)

Lisa K. of XSBaggage and Co. said...

How sweet and precious that is! What a fine young man you're raising! I'm sure you're very proud, as you should be!

rentz said...

That is so sweet! I'm sure he is learning this all by example.

Graceful Moments said...

I only have one word to say...Precious!

Trasie Bressler said...

What a sweetheart! That sounds like something my Caden would say. I love tender hearted little boys and I love seeing the world through their eyes. I learn so much!

You are blessed!

Whimsical Creations said...

What a sweet precious son you have!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hey, Beki! You say the nicest things. Thanks, friend. :)

Anonymous said...

He's so great. I was proud of him today for sticking up for himself... a kid he's been sitting by has obviously been bothering him for quite some time, and he came up and said something about it- so I moved him away from that group. Poor guy probably was annoyed for a while.

littlebird said...

Sounds like not only are the charities and his family benefiting from his kindness but the neighbours too, 25 cents, bargain! : )

Ruth said...

so sweet. you done good on that boy :)