Which conversely means that being young is also a choice.
In the scriptures we are commanded to, “become as a little child”. There is a lot of meaning in the simple phrase. Perhaps one overlooked meaning could be a commandment to be young.
What, then, is it that keeps children so young? For them, the whole world is new, exciting and challenging. Children are naturally active physically, exploring and inquisitive mentally, continually curious and learning.
What changes? Why do we stop being so young?