Monday, January 21, 2008

Case in Point

Imagine with me, if you will, a quiet afternoon in our apartment.

Chloe begrudgingly pulls out her violin for her daily practice session.

"Mom, what should I play?" she asks.

"Please do an A Scale, as perfect as you can make it," I tell her. "Remember to keep your-"

"Well," she interrupts. "NOBODY is perfect. Only God."

Touche, my precocious PK daughter, who so often is a mirror reflection of me.
Only God is perfect.
You and I--we certainly are not.

Now go practice your violin, for Pete's sake.

1 comment:

Lorraine said...

The P word. I try not to use it. Smart kid.