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Last night, we had some little friends over from next door. The kids had a blast using playdough and just being silly. I loved the company because I got to cook dinner in peace! (Isn't that all that a mommy wants?) While I was busy burning the cornbread, I hear this conversation:

Lucas - "Do you know about God?"
Friend - "Yes!"
Lucas "Do you love God?"
Friend - "Yes! I have a Holy Bible!"
Lucas - "My Mommy has one. She reads it all the time!"
Friend - "I read my Bible!"
Lucas - "That's great!"

I love how Lucas is getting so bold sharing his faith and talking with his friends about God! Very cool moment!


Vanessa said…
I love this! So, so sweet.
Amanda said…
:) That is awesome.

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