Tuesday, August 11, 2009

I'm Listening

Mornings start the day - for better or for worse. I always found that a peaceful beginning at least gave hope for a smooth day.

I used to play scripture songs on our intercom. Each morning my children would wake up to the sound of God's Word. Okay, it was a big house and I was saving a trip upstairs to wake them all. I didn't really think that the youngest was understanding the Bible stories but I knew it couldn't hurt.

After a few weeks of these morning songs, my five year old son got down from the bar in the middle of his breakfast and walked over to the sink where I stood washing dishes. My back was to him but I heard the saddest voice, "Look Mommy, I am a man of unclean lips."

Glancing down I saw his impish face, mouth painted with grape jelly and purple fingers waving in the air.

Let the little children come to Me. Even a child can hear and understand God's word.


  1. This is great! What a sweet story.

    I'm so glad that you are blogging....I look forward to more great writing and beautiful stories.

  2. Wow- what a great mom you are! I love reading your stories and about your traditions- they are inspiring! I bet you have a wealth of good times to share from your motherhood- please keep sharing- your readers love it!


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