Growing Up

It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then. (Lewis Caroll, English writer and poet)

Have you ever gone back to your childhood neighborhood? What was it like? Did it conjure up memories from those days long past? Did you find that things seemed much smaller and less exciting than your memories of them? Of course, the biggest change was not in the past memories but in your present status. You’ve changed—hopefully grown in personal maturity.

When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me (1 Corinthians 13:11).