“The essence of childhood, of course, is play,
which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.”
— Bill Cosby
This picture reminds me how fragile childhood can be….like wet soil – it will take the shape you mould it in; which is why we should as adults should be extra careful of what we teach our kids. Today it is a simple running race in the alley, tomorrow it will be a rat race of life…. a race for success,money,position, fame. We need to direct them to run towards happiness, humility and self-esteem rather than mere materialistic stuff.
Nothing says it better than this quote….totally apt: