>Here’s a little something for you to think about on this all Hallow’s eve. At church today, our paster shared the passage below. Seemed like such a great thought, and one that is so very true – especially the very last bit. Once you read, go out and do something silly, childlike, and have FUN!
THE SOCIETY OF CHILDLIKE PERSONS
By this certificate, know all that the holder of this Certificate is a lifetime member in good standing in The Society of Childlike Persons and is hereby and forever entitled to
Walk in the rain, jump in mud puddles, collect rainbows, smell flowers, blow bubbles, stop along the way, build sandcastles, watch the moon & stars come out, say hello to everyone,
go barefoot, go on adventures, sing in the shower, have a merry heart, read children’s books, act silly, take bubble baths, get new sneakers, hold hands & hug & kiss, dance,
fly kites, laugh & cry for the health of it, wonder around, feel scared, feel sad, feel mad, feel happy, give up worry & guilt & shame, stay innocent, say yes, say no, say the magic words, ask lots of questions, ride bicycles, draw & paint, see things differently, fall down & get up again, talk with animals, look at the sky, trust the universe, stay up late, climb trees, take naps, do nothing, daydream,
play with toys, play under the covers, have pillow fights, learn new stuff, get excited about everything, be a clown, enjoy having a body, listen to music, find out how things work, make up new rules, tell stories, save the world, make friends with the other kids on the block and do anything else that brings more happiness, celebration, relaxation, communication, health, love, joy, creativity, pleasure, abundance, grace, selfesteem, courage, balance, spontaneity, passion, beauty, peace, and life energy to the above named member and to other humans & beings on this planet.
Further, the above named member is hereby officially authorized to frequent amusement parks, beaches, meadows, mountaintops, swimming pools, forests, playgrounds, picnic areas, summer camps, birthday parties, rodeos, circuses, cookie shops, ice cream parlors, theaters, aquariums, zoos, museums, planetariums, toy stores, festivals, & other places where children of all ages come to play and is encouraged to always remember the motto of The Society of Childlike Persons:
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO HAVE A HAPPY CHILDHOOD!!