[Parents oftentimes lean lovingly over their children who] Parents bend lovingly above their children who oftentimes absorbed in their plays are wholly unconscious of their presence. How few of all the grown babies of the busy game playing world are sufficiently awake & tranquil to feel the presence of God our Father who is ever with us.
Original journal dimensions: 10 x 16.5 cm.
Holt-Atherton Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library
John Muir, journals, drawings, writings, travel, journaling, naturalist