Tuesday, September 09, 2008


At bedtime Mattie asked me if God made just one sunflower or a whole bunch. I almost responded with ‘God makes all the flowers’ when I realized what she was really asking. Wow! Her brain just amazes me. Later I asked if she had talked to God that day and she said she prayed for the rain (at Grama’s filling the backyard) to stop and she forgot to fold her hands and it ‘worked’ anyway. This led to a discussion of God not being magic and granting wishes, but helping us to get things for ourselves. We also talked about the good gifts God does give and how they last forever. Such deep discussions with my FOUR-year old -

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