Children aren’t concerned with things like race, religion, or politics. All they care about is playing and having fun and maybe getting a treat before bed. We look at children as people we need to teach and who need to learn about the world. But children also have many things to teach adults.
One mom learned a huge lesson from her little girl one day when she met a boy.
“My daughter and I are in Myrtle Beach taking a sunset walk…
“…when this adorable and sweet little boy comes walking right up to her. He shares with her the shark tooth around his neck. He tells her his name and asks her name to which she tells him. They part ways while saying goodbye, walking in the opposite direction.”
“A few minutes later he comes running back, in what seems to be in slow motion, yelling out my daughter’s name.
“She turns around and is greeted by his smile. So they share a few words, mainly about his super cool shark’s tooth that apparently gave him powers.
“Before they walked, talked and raced, I asked his mother for permission to take this picture and this was the result. No one positioned them, told them to smile and there was absolutely no hesitation on their part at all. When we finished walking and it was time to go they hugged for a long time and exchanged about 20 ‘goodbyes.'”
“This is a moment that we humans understand as just simply seeing no color lines, no judgement, no race, no hate, no shades.”
“It’s just pure….two kids meeting on a sunset walk without a care in the world…all they saw was each other. This world would be a much better place if we acted like these two kids.”