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Love and the Heart Warming Innocence of Children

Written by Pathways Magazine   
Wednesday, 01 June 2005 00:00
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A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4- to 8-year olds: “What does love mean?” The

answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what you think…


When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn’t bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all even when his hands got arthritis, too. That’s Love.

  • Rebecca - age 8


When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You just know that your name is safe in their mouth.

Love and the Heart Warming Innocence of Children

  • Billy - age 4


Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other.

  • Karl - age 5


Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs.

  • Chris - age 6


Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.

  • Terri - age 4