Wednesday, July 14, 2010


"Jesus," Janie says. I squinch my eyes shut. "Help us to make it easy for you to show your glory in us. And help us to love you more everyday. Amen."

"Amen." I sigh. I open my eyes. Two sentences. Yeah, me too, God. Help me to make it easy. Amen.



  1. mybullI love that she doesn't just pray for "things" and "situations"--although those are important too. Her prayers are about the attitude of the heart. Start with that and everything else falls into place. O to have the sense of a child!

  2. this gave me shivers. i'm so wanting this child-like faith. so wanting...

    i'm very, very excited you'll be part of my literary community. how good this will be. yay, friend! :)

  3. My kids always seem to get to the heart of it, too. I learn from them.

  4. Yes! young "rambumctious never quiet know where her heart is" daughter prayed simply that we would know Him.

    Yes, love, the cry of my heart.

    To know Him.
    To reflect His glory.

  5. ps. there is a button now, that you can use on 'imperfect thursdays.' just so you know. :)

  6. she is amazing. i cannot believe the things that come out of her mouth. i love it!