It is from our dreams that the future is wrought
“Ordinarily I would agree with you and wholeheartedly. However, on this occasion, allow me to say that Camila is many years ahead not only of her classmates, but of all the children I have had the pleasure and privilege of teaching. Please believe me, I have learned to consider Camila’s opinions very seriously.”
At this point, she thoughtfully considered his remarks. For sure, she had always considered Camila as a special child. But until this moment, she had assumed that was only a mother’s predilection and nothing more.
Never less, she reflected, it was a fact that Camila had, since she was so very young, taken on more than her share of the responsibilities of a grownup, as far as the farm was concerned, as well as her schoolwork. Her considerations were interrupted by the teacher’s gentle voice.
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