The little girl in me likes to turn a cupcake around and around in my hands, savoring the moments before that first sweet bite comes into view.
"Well," said Pooh, "what I like best," and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn't know what it was called.” ― A. A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh
My wish for my grandchildren and the young at heart: The ability to twirl your days until you linger in rounds of sweet confection, in anticipation of the honeyed nibbles of life. ------G. Hill
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. ------Jeremiah 29:11
Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. -----Matthew 18:3
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. . . .that sanguine expectation of happiness is happiness itself. ― Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility