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December 21, 2014
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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Photo by Ross Brinkerhoff


You know, Tom-Tom, he just got upset and told me to go to sleep, that it was getting late. I could tell he didn’t remember, and that memory is so special to me. Like we’re meant to take turns. Next time, my turn again to take care of him...”

I’ve never forgotten the sincerity of his words nor the mysterious world he opened to me when I looked into his eyes.

As if on cue, the phone rang and Ian ran to answer it. Before long, I heard him laugh at something his father must have said to him. Apparently all was forgotten about the night before.

Not for me. Ian was my introduction into the world of Reincarnation. And what I saw in a four year old’s eyes that day has taken me all over the world and inspired me to write two books on the subject.

How’s that for the power of a story - and from a four year old at that?