I believe in the miracle of her hands, from tiny clenched fists to clumsy little mitts to capable and drawing and zipping and buttoning.
I believe in the miracle of his smile, how one little boy can win over a room, stop a game of rough and tumble tag, melt a mama’s heart.
I believe in the miracle if her motion, yet unseen, and how it rumbles up from deep in the middle of me, unexpected, welcome.
I believe in the miracle of a man’s heart, how the broadest-shouldered man I know is both the strongest and the gentlest, and how those don’t ever cancel out each other.
I believe in the miracle of light, how letting in the brightness of a day changes us, molds us into a people softer, gentler, kinder.
I believe in the miracle of kindness, how a word or a touch can change a mood, a day, and even a life.
I believe in the miracle of welcoming, of opening self to self so we can love and live and change.
I believe in the miracle of bravery, that a person can stare down those things that make them most afraid and find glory on the other side.
I believe in the miracle of every day, the one that says there’s gold in these here hills, the ones right in front of us, if only we can find it.
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