Innocence and service …
What we remember from childhood we remember forever—permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.
Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.
–Katherine Anne Porter
The childhood shows the man
as morning shows the day.
–John Milton, Paradise Regained
From childhood’s hour I have not been.
As others were, I have not seen.
–Edgar Allan Poe
Last night, I was part of The Red Team of The Legacy Initiative, where I had the opportunity to pass out supplies (such as food) to those affected by homelessness, and to do wellness checks on the population. I’d like to talk about my experience.
It’s easy in our ignorant world to take for granted the seeds that are planted in childhood, and the importance of experience in childhood’s hour. I mention this because I saw a homeless boy, who I…
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