Episode 201: Inhibitions Starve History

A child comes to our office and looks at the plastic spine model and exclaims excitedly, “Is that a spine?” When I answered yes, and asked if she wanted to hold it, she said, “I can hold the spine?” She was so filled with respect and reverence, and it made me wonder when do we adults lose that sort of enthusiasm? What do you look at now and say ‘wow’ about? Do you notice the beautiful sunrise as you’re driving to work? Do you look up at the stars at night before you go into your house or apartment? What about the gorgeous spring daffodils or Bradford Pear trees? It’s time for all of us to spend more time looking for ‘wow.’

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