|The italicized lines are the chorus to “Kindergarten Wall”, a song I grew up listening to, and which I appreciate more and more the older I get.
Of all you learn here remember this the best:
Take these lessons to heart:
Don’t hurt each other and clean up your mess.
Take a nap every day, wash before you eat
Hold hands, stick together,
Look before you cross the street.
Remember the seed in the little paper cup:
All junctures in the past have been preparations for the present—this moment;
The Zen of John McCutcheon