He writes: "Oxford may well have trained my mind to think, but the largely solitary life of the doctoral student had allowed my heart to grow cold and too focused on myself... Being with the children has taught me much about what it means to be truly human, and to appreciate more fully what Our Lord meant when He said that we must become like little children in order to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. The virtue of the children lies in their capacity to love without restraint, to embrace others without any fears of being hurt or embarrassed or put out of their way.
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