Grandchildren Moments

Me “Do you know what tastes good; these little muffin s with peanut butter on them.

Grandson- “Yum mini muffins and peanut butter.”

Me-“Want to try one? “

He- “No.”

We needed space to do a craft so I moved a few dirty dishes off the table so that I could play with the grandchildren.

I said, “Someone needs to do some dishes in this house.

Granddaughter –“Yes you should!”

My grandson woke early. He always starts the day with a banana so I offered one.

He- Yes, I want a yellow banana.

Me- Bananas only come in yellow, silly boy.

He-Bananas only come in yellow? Then I want a yellow banana. Jesus forgives my badness…and he loves me right now—right Amma??”

What beautiful words for a grandma to hear!

The people brought children to Jesus, hoping he might touch them. The disciples shooed them off. But Jesus was irate and let them know it: “Don’t push these children away. Don’t ever get between them and me. These children are at the very center of life in the kingdom. Mark this: Unless you accept God’s kingdom in the simplicity of a child, you’ll never get in.” Then, gathering the children up in his arms, he laid his hands of blessing on them. (From Mark 10:13-16, MSG)

Prayer- God we thank you for children, what they do, hear and say…and especially our heart sings when they recognise Jesus for themselves. Amen.

 

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