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Now I Know that God is Real!

My son is 8, and he asks me a lot of questions about God.  How do we know that God exists?  How did the Bible get written?  How can it be that God was never created?  What happens to the people that never heard about God?  How do you hear God’s voice?  Why doesn’t he talk in a voice that everyone can hear?

“Really kid? You’re eight.” So I bought him a book called “801 Questions Kids Ask About God.” His response?  “Finally!”, as he ripped the book out of my hands, and ran upstairs to start reading.

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Learning to Stand

We live in a divided house.  Our state has two main football teams.  Whereas I root for State, my dear husband roots for the BAD team.  We also happen to live in the Home Town of said BAD team.   Since my son could talk, I have dutifully taught him about the magnificent wonders of State, and recounted all the horrors of the BAD team.

I admit it, I may even have taken advantage of the fact that his favorite color happens to be State’s color.  Hey – when you are in enemy territory, you have to pull out all the stops. Continue reading “Learning to Stand”