Monday, October 13, 2014

Come Here

So, I had a moment the other day when I was trying to get my daughter to follow directions and come by my side. We might've been at home or at the grocery store, but my voice suddenly transformed.

Did I get angry? Did I get frustrated?

Not exactly.

I seamlessly added a funny, grumbly kind of voice that mimics a character from Mortal Kombat and said, "Come here."

My tone was gravelly, rumbly, and I had a smile on my face. She smiled. And I couldn't help but laugh and she laughed and repeated my words in a gravely, rumbly, gremlin-like voice.

Yeah, I briefly questioned whether or why I would do something like that, but it just came naturally. A voice, a tone, and a smile, which turned into smiles and laughter...and now the phrase is being repeated in my household.

For the life and love I have for my family, come here!

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