Hands touch and feel,

listen and speak.

Hands of an athlete…

quick and sure

compliments supple and strong –

poetry in motion.

Hands of a technician…

precise and careful

compliments intuitive and diligent –

embodied instructions.

Hands of an educator…

open and directive

compliments assertive and self-disciplined –

lifelong mentor.

Hands of a mother…

soft and warm

compliments nurturing and sustaining –

bestows self-esteem.

Hands of a healer…

gentle and soothing

compliments restorative and wholesome –

sanctifies hope.

Hands hold and grasp,

create and bless.

Published by carlfmaulbeck

In the movie "Harvey", Elwood P Dowd, played by Jimmy Stewart, explains coping with the world this way: "Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me." Well, for years I was smart, oh so very smart, I too recommend pleasant - Trust the harmony

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