Trying to live a slower and simpler life leaves one open to poignant moments. Perhaps the following article struck me because I just celebrated a birthday yesterday. But I can hope that it would have caught me up and made me pause on any day. And as I look forward to holiday visits with my own grandchildren, it is a wonderful reminder to be fully present in the moment, and listen to these darling souls.
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Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. --Khalil Gibran