The honesty of a 7yo: humbling yet helpful
My Isaac was eating a late breakfast - all alone with his momma. His siblings had inhaled their own breakfast a bit earlier and were playing happily downstairs.
I grabbed my devotion book & my Bible and told Isaac I was going to read a bit. He nodded - whatever - he was eating waffles.
I read outloud: "...joyful mother of children..."
Isaac looked up (he's ALWAYS listening) - "Momma! *You* have children! *You* are a mother!"
Why yes, Isaac, you are right. I *am* a mother.
(said kind of hesitantly by me): "Am I a JOYFUL mother of children, Isaac?"
"I think you need to work on that, Momma."
Me too, Isaac.
"How can you do that, Momma?"
I'm not exactly sure, Isaac - let's keep reading.....