What is it that makes children so wonderful? I believe it is:
their unconditional love
the pure delight they get from the simplest things
they believe everything
their total trust and faith in those in charge of caring for them
of course, their honesty...honesty to the point of embarrassment sometimes...lol
and most importantly, is that they have no pride...I'm talking about the kind of pride that says I'm better than you.
I participated in a live chat last night with Cathy Cassani Adams. One thing she mentioned was reconnecting with the little child we once were. Remembering who we were when we were little. That little child has never left us and if we can remember what we once knew we can become a better adult.
In Sunday School last week we discussed Matthew 18 where the Savior says that unless we become as a little child we can not inherit the kingdom of God.
I think it is more than coincidental that 2 times this week I've had the same topic brought to my attention...
I've been thinking and remembering who I was...the little girl inside of me. I like her a lot. She is happy, trusting and full of adventure. She is a bit mischievous and loved to play out doors. She would dream of being a bird and flying high in the sky (I would climb the trees in our yard and try to get as high as I could then pretend I was a bird).
All these 'little' child qualities oppose what the world teaches, but they are in harmony with what the Lord teaches and with what is good and right. I'm going to post a photo of me when I was little on my desk so i wont' forget who I really am and who I can become!