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The Importance of Play

Playfulness by Paul Manship

I love to play. As a kid, I played organized baseball, soccer, basketball, and a lot of sandlot football in the rain, snow, mud, and freezing cold. Those are some of my best memories. To hit, kick, throw, or catch a ball gives me great pleasure to this day and I can’t pass kids or teenagers playing a ballgame without wanting to join in—and I often still do. Engaging in joyful play is one of life’s greatest gifts and playing any silly game with my grandchildren gives me that joy. Continue reading The Importance of Play