May we, too, gently hold the faces of those we love--caressing literally or figuratively--as we speak honest words of truth and love into their lives. We all need someone to speak the truth into our insecurities and to call us out of ourselves sometimes.
Simon was asking lots of questions about my hair. I told him that Mama is growing her hair long because she doesn't feel very pretty with short hair. Simon held my face in his hands and said, "Mama, you are a VERY pretty girl. You are a VERY pretty girl with short hair. And I love your neck!
"And a little child shall lead them..."