While you are smiling at my grandchildren, remember that this is Holy Week and give thanks for the Good News
every single child born into this multi-faceted, broken world comes fully equipped with imagination, possibility, love, light, and promise. All that from God, and then we fail them in so many ways.
The invitation is clear, and it comes without distinction. “Come. All are welcome. Don’t hinder the children – God’s children of all ages. Don’t get in the way of anyone who wants to be with Jesus.”
I keep thinking about what spectacular human beings our children have turned out to be!
God intends the absolute very best for these precious little ones, and he expects us to be the ones who use our gifts, our resources, and our influence to make it happen…
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