Skip to content

Huh? We Need Trash?

February 11, 2015
Some years back I was discussing with my kids the connection between us and plants, and how the survival of one depends on the other and vice versa.
My kids thought about this for a bit, and then came up with their own simple way of explaining what I spent an hour trying to decipher for them…
‘So… we need the trash they make, but they need the trash we make too? Right?’
I thought that was much better said, than the lengthy explanation I gave them! Needless to say, my kiddos have helped me learn that you don’t always need to wax philosophical on every explanation. Most times being direct and to the point is best, and less time consuming, thus… freeing up time for the fun stuff!

Is it just me, or does life come full circle here too? Isn’t that what our elders try to teach us? Simplicity?

So we have a grasp on it while we are children, seem to lose sight of it in our adulthood, then we re-gain it in our elder years.

Hummmm…
Peace!
Sandra
Advertisements

From → The Wife's Side

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: