A 4 year old comes home from kindergarten with a finger painting of a dinosaur.

“Here, I made this,” he proudly exclaims.

A 9 year old comes home from school with a Mother’s Day card that she created.

“Here, I made this,” she proudly exclaims.

A 16 year old comes home from school with a piece of furniture that she built.

“Here, I made this,” she proudly exclaims.

A 22 year old comes out from the kitchen with a new dish that he has cooked for his parents.

“Here, I made this,” he proudly exclaims.

And then we get older and for too many of us, we stop making things.

Don’t let that be you.

Make something.

Make it something meaningful.

Put your heart and soul into it.

Show us.

Inspire us to make something too.

When was the last time you proudly exclaimed, “Here, I made this!”

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