Friday, December 12, 2008

Heart Overflowing

Before the baby came there, this lady used to spend a good deal of time at her piano, singing and playing. She used to draw and paint and read and write, but now she almost forgot she had any piano. The baby's cooing was all the music she cared for. And she left the drawing and painting and thought the sweetest picture in the world was that tiny, sleeping creature.......
~Little Threads, by Mrs. Elizabeth Prentiss 1863


Related Posts with Thumbnails