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Tuesday, March 17, 2009
God knows things
Time for the "What I Learned This Week" carnival. Be sure to check out what others had to say over at Musings of a Housewife! I know that this post is supposed to be about something that I learned this week, but after a conversation I had with my daughter yesterday, I just had to write about what she learned this week. My daughter, who is 6, will often ask questions about God. Some of the stuff she comes up with is pretty funny. Yesterday she was trying to figure out just how much God really knows.
“Mommy, how tall am I going to be?”
“I don’t know sweetie, only God knows that.”
“Will He tell me?”
“Nope, it’s just one of those things you’ll have to wait to find out.”
“How does God know?”
“Because He knows everything.”
From there she went on to learn that God knew what she was thinking at that very moment (“But I’m not thinking about anything!), how many hairs were on her head (“No, I can’t count them for you.”) and who she would be playing with the next day at school (“No, He won’t tell you that either. You’ll just have to wait and see.”).
Watching her, I could just see the wheels turning as she tried to wrap her 6 year old brain around all this information. Heck, how could I wrap my adult brain around it all? I’m not sure how much she understands, but one thing that she did learn: