We did crafts, ate snacks and told bedtime stories. In the morning, we made pancakes.
They went to play while I cleaned up, and then I retreated to the patio with my first cup of coffee and my Bible. Ahhh!
Psalm 27:8 spoke to my heart:
"My heart has heard you say, 'Come and talk with me.' And my heart responds, 'LORD, I am coming.'" (NLT)
Just then my sweet six-year-old interrupted my "quiet."
"Will you draw pictures I can color, Grammy?"
"After I finish praying."
"Why do you pray, Grammy?"
Children's questions are so good--so straight forward. I thought a moment and said "Because Jesus is my friend and Helper and I need to hear from Him."
She sat next to me in the morning breeze, coloring. And I pondered verse eight again.
God asks us to meet with Him because of our need, not His. How can we say anything but "yes!"
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