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“The Age of Innocence; Suffer Little children - - -"

By Jeana Nicolson

“The little boy on the left is absorbed in his small world of water, sand and living creatures. The boy on the right seems to be reaching out to the larger world, in good faith that he is welcome on earth and that he will come to no harm. He doesn’t know about Jesus’ message: “Suffer little children to come unto me”, but he is unconsciously demonstrating his faith in the ultimate conquest of good over evil in the world. Add to this the surrounding beauty of the lake shore, and the message is

“The Age of Innocence; Suffer Little children - - -"