Yesterday as I was wandering around Target in a stupor, my head filled with all of the distractions of modern life and my body weary from a poor night's sleep, I overheard a four-year-old in the toy aisle. He whispered breathlessly, "daddy I think I know what I want..."
His words were not whiny or demanding or haughty. His request overflowed with humility and wonder. The sweetness, innocence, and purity of his earnest tone serve as a wonderful reminder to simplify.