Tattered Past

Tattered Past: My ongoing journey through genealogy, history, writing, self-exploration and art. ~~~ Rita Ackerman

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Collecting Hearts

I've always been attracted to hearts. I doodle them, I wear them on tee-shirts, I wear them on jewelry and they catch my eye everywhere I go.

On one of the walks I took with my grandson in Washington he pointed out a heart on the swingset at the park.

I snapped that heart as it seemed like a gift from him. He didn't know I collect hearts but something made him point that one out to me.

The other two hearts I found in Leavenworth. Why hearts there? Maybe they were reminding me to enjoy a special day with my daughter.

Hearts always remind me to sit back and take a breath. To notice the little things. To cherish all the beauties of the world and my family's love. I've become a better person since I became more aware of all the hearts in the world.

Take a moment this week to notice some small thing. Then come back and share it with me. Please.