I am living Reverend King’s dream and as such, I am inspired to dream.
I have a dream. It is a dream inspired by King before I was born, and now charged with my own spirit. It is a dream that I can continue his dream and help create an even more open world for my daughter and the children of her generation.
It is a dream that one day my daughter’s spirit will know the freedom of a world in which her dreams are not seen as unusual or lofty because of a trait she has no control over. Where she is not just a trailblazer but a member of an expanding team.
I dream of a world where her mere presence is not more inspiring than the deeds she’s done. Where her uniqueness does not cause others to prejudge her capabilities, dreams and ambitions. Where she is accepted…
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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE was my first favorite ~ at age 3
As you probably know, Maurice Sendak passed away a few weeks ago.
His book, Where The Wild Things Are, is one of the most successful “children’s stories” in literature. It’s a beautifully written story with incredible artwork.
This quote from Sendak has been making the rounds on Twitter, so I thought I’d share it with you. In an interview on NPR, Sendak was asked about some of the favorite comments he had received from readers.
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