|20 of 31 at Two Writing Teachers!|
When the warning bell rang this morning, A. suddenly appeared in my doorway, his giddiest grin (which only appears every once in a while) stretched across his face. "Here!" Nearly bouncing with excitement, he handed me an elegant envelope.
"What's this?!" My voice squeaked out my surprise. It's just Spring Break, not a holiday or the end of the year...
"The writing's kinda messy on the envelope..." he mumbled with a sideways smile.
"That's ok! But what..."
"It's a thank-you note!" he declared, puffing himself up and flashing me that rare huge smile again. Before I could open it, he ran off to class.
I split the sticky seal with my finger and pulled out an exquisite card. A bubbly warm feeling spread across my cheeks... and then the ending took my breath away.
|His whole family proudly came to watch him present at our multicultural literacy event.|
When you're lost at sea, sometimes all you need is an anchor to pull you back where you belong. When the world is swirling around you, all it takes is a few simple words to keep you grounded. I'll hold these in my heart forever.