Talking To Squirrels

An Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis...
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This is the conversation my wife overheard of our twin boys while they played at a park yesterday.

Levi: “Squirrel, if you would just come down here, we’ll show you where the acorns are.”

Micah: “Levi, whenever you see that squirrel again, tell me and I’ll give him this acorn.”

I love that they’re so concerned for the squirrel’s survival, but I also love that their imagination knows no limits!

What happens to us as we get older that squelches our imagination, makes us give up on our dreams, and “grow up?”