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Teaching a toddler about Jesus…sort of

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Stained glass at St John the Baptist's Anglica...

Stained glass at St John the Baptist’s Anglican Church, Ashfield, New South Wales. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

My two-year-old son said to me, “Mommies, Jesus DIED.”

“Yes, he did,” I replied.

“But I super miss him. I super miss him, Mommies!”

“It’s okay! He’s still here with us!”

“But maybe he got hit.”

“I think he did, yes.”

“Maybe he got hit by a Read the rest of this entry

Such a martyr!

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A mother saw her sons fighting over the last two cookies because one cookie was noticeably larger than the other. She decided to intervene, saying, “You know, Jesus would want you two to make a sacrifice by offering the larger cookie to the other. If Jesus were here, that’s what He would do.”

Then the older boy put his hand on his younger brother’s shoulder and said, Read the rest of this entry

Jesus speaks to little children

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When my daughter was about four, I was telling her that while we were in church everyone needs to be extra quiet. When we are, Jesus can talk to us in our hearts. And if we are quiet, we can hear Him.  She said, “Okay, Mommy,” and about a minute later she said, “Oh Mommy, I hear him.”  I said, “Really? What is He saying?”

She looked up at the cross above the altar and said, Read the rest of this entry