Isn’t it amazing?
I took a walk with my 4-year old grandson, Micah, the other day. It was a nature hike of sorts. We spent our time identifying and describing all the flora and fauna. I took the opportunity to make it not only an ecology lesson, but a spiritual one as well.
Me: “Well, Micah, isn’t it amazing all that God has made?”
Micah: “Yeah, He made everything; He even made me, Nana!”
Me: “He’s everywhere, isn’t He, Micah?”
Micah: “Yeah. You know what, Nana, God is in my heart too.”
Now I wanted to see how his 4-year old brain processed this deep theological truth so I pried a little further.
“Well, Micah, isn’t it amazing all that God has made?”
Me: “How can God be in the trees, grass and flowers and in you?”
Micah: “He’s a Super Hero!”
Me: “You mean like Batman or Superman?”
He chuckled as if it was a ridiculous comment. I almost felt like our roles had been reversed!
Micah: “Nana, God is the biggest Super Hero!”
Me: “Thanks for keeping me straight, Micah.”
“These proverbs teach the naive how to become clever; they instruct the young in how to grow in knowledge and live with discretion.” Proverbs 1:4 (VOICE)