Why Should I Attend my Parish Festival?

We don’t have to know our neighbors.

 

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We don’t need to know about the little community events.

 

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Our children will survive if they never see a Ferris Wheel in real life.

 

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We can know nothing about the cultural roots of the person next door.

 

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And we can live without any sense of wonder and awe.

 

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But how much better if we can, like a child, see the world as it is, bright, beautiful and connected. For the child able to live in a world of security with stable attachments, the world is their playground, everything is made to amaze them.

We can live that way to

if we open our eyes

and try

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