“Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.” ― Judy Blume
The disciples were always jockeying for position. They all wanted to be the first, the best, the closest to Jesus with a high position in the Kingdom. So we can imagine their surprise at the answer Jesus gave to the question in Matthew 18:1, “Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus answered:Continue reading “The Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven”
“Dance. Dance for the joy and breath of childhood. Dance for all children, including that child who is still somewhere entombed beneath the responsibility and skepticism of adulthood. Embrace the moment before it escapes from our grasp. For the only promise of childhood, of any childhood, is that it will someday end. And in theContinue reading “Dance!”
“Time is a game played beautifully by children.” ― Heraclitus, Fragments
When is the last time you actually played? I’m talking with wild abandon here. Like a child. Not worrying about the cares of the world, just having fun. This month let’s play. Let’s pump our legs on a swing to see how high we can go. Let’s color outside the lines. Let’s just have fun.Continue reading “Let’s Play!”
This song will help keep you thinking about the good things. Sing it children!
“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” – Peggy O’Mara
“Three things remain with us from paradise: stars, flowers and children.” – Dante Alighieri –
“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” —– L.R. Knost
… children, created in your image.