BUT Jesus is IN There


This is a little boy, but the story fits so well with my memories, that I feel compelled to share.

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I was preparing dinner one afternoon when five-year-old Joesph came running up to me with a serious

look on his face. He was always full of  energy and mischief but he also had a delightful spirituality that was not taught but inborn. Once again, David had another theological question for me,

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“Mum, does Mary live in my heart?”

I did some fast thinking. “Heaven is within us and Mary is in heaven”, I thought, so I answered,

“Yes sweetie, Mary is in your heart.”

Joseph sighed, content with my answer.

“I guess that means God is in my feet.”

I laughed silently. This was a very theologically correct concept since God is our foundation. I had no idea what went on in his head after my answer  but I  soon found out.

 It was about a week later, when all the kids who were old enough (and one who wasn’t really old enough), were playing hide…

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