Its in the eyes

If you haven’t yet seen this, you will be astounded. Igor Falecki. 5 years old. Touched by genius. But more than that, there is sheer, analloyed joy in what he is doing. And for me, an educator and parent, it goes beyond Igor himself. Look at his face 40 seconds in. For his parents to have given him the opportunity to feel what he is feeling at that moment raises the hairs on the back of my neck. How would it be, in this world of our making, if we could give the children in our care the chance to experience it? How many children in this world will never feel it?

Joy in child, given with the love of a parent…