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Inner Child

Linda M. Stitt


Love the child,
with all its faults and failings,
strident demands
and unarticulated needs.

Love the child
with unrestrained, unqualified acceptance,
not as reward or recompense
but as its right and heritage.
It must understand
that merely to be here
is to be worthy.

Love the child
as a manifestation of the one mind,
a spark of consciousness
in the network of living light

Love the child,
for only when the child
is acknowledged as divine
can the adult accept
unconditional love.



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