A Child’s Birthday

A Child’s Birthday

I remember thinking on my birthday: how can all these people just be going about their business today? Don’t they realize? But the fact was that the key people around me did realize; and they acted like it. And so a child learns. This is a day of celebration....
When Your Mother Grows Older

When Your Mother Grows Older

“For other animals have their natural ‘forethought’ which enables them to provide for themselves: whereas man lives by reason, which can attain to forethought only after long experience: so that children need to be instructed by their parents who are experienced. …...

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