How the Berenstain Bears enhance the Ten Commandments

February 28, 2012

There is an everyday kind of good, banal kindness and decency that even adults can grab hold of. It’s not Superman turning back time, or Optimus saving Cybertron, but it is proximate change, contemplative, ritual conversion of our actions and then, maybe, our hearts. To a young boy, and later to a man, that seems a pretty good start to Jesus’ admonition: "Come, follow me."