When a child explains God

Heart of stoneHappy new month dear friends,

We are now in period that some people will fondly call the “ember” months. Reviewing and reflecting on the last few months is typical. I have been blessed with so many things but among them is the mind of my daughter and how she easily translates what the word of God says without her even being aware of it. This article below just reminds me of how we really do need to see things from a simple perspective. I hope this reading touches you and re-positions the way you need to see GOD in these times.

 

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8 years old Danny Littoi of Chula Vista (Califirnai, USA) had a class assignment to “Explain God”. Below from a child’s eye, you can see God better.

“One of God’s main job is making people. He makes them to replace the old ones that die. He does not make grown ups; just babies! I think it is because they are smaller and easier to make. God’s second job is listening to prayers and that is because people are so many including preachers, who pray when God is supposed to be sleeping. God has no leisure (rest time) and He has no time to listen to radio or television.

Because he hears everything, there must be terrible lots of noise in his ears, unless he has thought of a way to turn it off. Jesus is God’s son. He used to do all the hard work like walking on water and performing miracles. People finally got tired of Him preaching to them and they crucified him. His Dad (God) appreciated everything that he had done and all is hard work on earth so he told him that he didn’t have to go out on the road anymore. He could stay in heaven. So he did and he is helping his dad out by listening to prayers like a secretary. You should always go to church on Sundays because it makes God happy. Don’t skip church or do something like going to the beach, washing clothes or watching television. And besides, the sun does not come out till noon anyway.

Its’s good to know God loves everyone. He is around you when you are scared in the dark. But you shouldn’t just always think of what God can do for you. I figured that God put me here and he can take me back anytime he pleases. That is why I believe in God.

Source: Our Daily Manna, July to September 2016

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