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A Beginner’s Mind

“Katie’s Chinese?” said my nine-year old in a quizzical tone.   Total disbelief hung in the air.  “Adopted? Are you sure?”    He and my daughter were discussing a neighborhood playmate, a child that they’ve known for close to a decade.   Their exchange humbled me.   Could these two really have not seen any differences as they laughed & played with this beautiful little girl?    Their conversation got me thinking about the impact of what we see, and don’t see, in transition. Continue reading