“The soul is healed by being with children.”
(The Mayor rocking her Pandemic can-do spirit / Julie Cook / 2020)
(The Sheriff double thinking life with an older sister / Julie Cook / 2020)
I’ve been back in Atlanta for the last several days.
There was a 6th-year anniversary celebration that required a babysitter.
Then there was a Monday morning doctor’s appointment that also required a sitter…
So while the world has been literally burning down all around me…seething and reeling in
anger and hate…
I got to thinking that it is in the company of children that I now much rather
prefer myself being.
Children are quite apt and exceedingly quick to spot the insincere, the mean, the deceitful,
as well as the unkind.
They see folks as folks—matters not their skin color, their politics, their bank account,
their beliefs…they simply know who is truly truthful, kind, and genuine…
Yep, I think I’ll stick with children.
A much more tender, sweeter, and wiser lot.
Through the praise of children and infants,
you have established a stronghold against your enemies,
to silence the foe and the avenge