Our scriptural tradition is not a safety-certified playground with padded railings and rubberized flooring. It is not a place we will send them off to play in. It is a wild place with real risks, a place they will explore with Mom and Dad at their side.
Brian and I have talked a lot about his new book, and we’re both hoping that someone will take up the task of creating a version of We Make the Road by Walking that’s more geared for children and youth. After all, the “we” in the title is a extravagantly broad “we” and includes people of all ages and stage, those who are both tall and small.