Friday, September 5, 2008
.....and my heart just melted....
During a classroom discussion last week I noticed a little fellow crying. I didnt exactly hear what had happened so I went over to make sure that he was okay. It turned out that a few of the students had laughed at him. I took the opportunity to explain to them that they should never laugh at their friends or hurt them in any way. I told them that they should show him throughout the day how important he is to them. At this point, I was feeling pretty proud of myself for "fixing" the situation....just then a little boy in the back of the room raises his hand and says "Mrs. Payne, I think we need to say a prayer for him so that he can feel better." As he finished his sentence - the entire class stands up and recites a "Hail Mary" for our little friend......and my heart just melted.
Did I fail to tell you that these were Kindergarteners!
May God Bless us all with the innocence of a child. I will say a "Hail Mary" (prayer) for you all today - hoping that God will make your world just a little bit better.
Have a wonderful weekend and make sure to hug those Grandparents today since it is Grandparents Day here at SMCS!!