The Gift Of A Terrible Two

Brianna was only two years old and I was so proud of my girl. She was the kind of toddler that did everything right. She never yelled, “NO!”, She obeyed quickly. She was a happy little girl who wanted to please those around her, and she loved everyone. I decided that it was because I […]

Have You Seen God?

A few years ago I worked in the toddler Sunday School class.  One Sunday around Christmas time, after teaching the class, I was struck by how evident it was that these little people have parents who were very obviously taking time to invest in their children.  Even at their young ages, there was fruit that […]

Tuned In at Panera

She was about four years old. She stood in front of me waiting for her food. Grabbing her mom around her neck, she hugged her and said, “Mommy, when I grow up I’m going to cook for you!” Then she stood there tugging on the back of her pants. Her mom ignored her. I wonder […]