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A Lesson on Abundance from my Two Year Old!

June 15, 2010

piggybankRecently, my son and I were at a local  out door plaza walking around, enjoying music and eating ice cream. My son spotted the big water fountain and ran up to it with sheer excitement! The wind was blowing the mist from the fountain right into our faces and I  loved watching my son dance around in it.

He noticed that there were “shiny things” as he put it in the water fountain. I explained to him why people throw money
in the fountains and asked him if he wanted to make a wish. I thought that maybe that would help him make the connections. So I took two pennies from my wallet  and gave him one. I made my wish and tossed my penny in the fountain. He seemed interested so I asked him if he wanted to try it. He looked at me and said “No, I want to put it in my piggy bank”. Then he put it in his pocket and kept on walking around the fountain and enjoying the mist. Read more