Monday, September 7, 2009

I Love My Father

Yesterday in the middle of church, my seven year-old, Sydney, and I were writing notes back and forth (kind of like Instant Messaging without computers). This is the first time we had done this together and I didn't really think much of it until she handed me a note with the following:

I love my Father. He loves me. I could never ask for one better than him. I might be bad (sometimes) but he forgives me. He makes rules so I can be safe and that's why I know he loves me.

When I read this, I was incredibly moved and struck by how perfectly this simple message written by a child expressed how I feel about my earthly parents and my Heavenly Father.

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