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Life is Full of Pleasures: Cyndi's Top 3

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The Light That Truly Matters...

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When my children began to crawl and wandered into a room I was in; I'd smile, hug and kiss them, welcoming them as if they had been away for a long time. Their faces lit up with huge smiles every time. It would make my heart flutter, and this became our practice—to be seen and feel loved at first sight. I started doing this because a few years before my kids were born, I saw an interview with Toni Morrison on The Oprah Winfrey Show. Toni Morrison explained that when every interaction with our children is one of criticism; they come to expect judgment before anything else. She told Oprah, "It's interesting to see when a kid walks in a room, your child or anybody else's child. Does your face light up? That's what they're looking for." I watched the interview, and it connected with me because my mom never ceased to criticize my every move--from the way I was breathing, to how I walked up to have a conversation with her. I wanted things to be different, and t…

Life is Full of Pleasures: Cyndi's Top 3

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