This savoring of life is no small thing.
The element of wonder
is almost lost today
with the onslaught of the media
of our noisy world.
To let a child lose it
is to make him blind and deaf
to the best of life.
~ Gladys Hunt in Honey for a Child’s Heart
Each ramble through this book resurrects moments of warmth, joy and laughter. The deliciousness of receiving a new Little House book each birthday of my girlhood; the echoes of “keep reading” from my sons; the books that broke our heart and incapacitated us; the hide-and-seek games my oldest son and I played with the Ralph Moody books we were reading concurrently; how right it feels to have a toddler on your lap while you are both absorbed in a book.
It will be a challenge to keep this talk to one hour…