If you're kind to people who dial the wrong
If the sight of a red cardinal against a
patch of snow gives you pause.
If you don't always have to be first at a
If you smile more than you complain.
If you still marvel at the
If you sometimes have something to cry about.
If you can still spot a good climbing tree.
If you can share.
If you throw the little fish back.
If your heart hurts for another.
If in the silence before sleep you are filled
with a sense of gratitude...
You understand the gift of LIFE.