Childlike Faith

I tell you the truth, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God
 like a little child will never enter it.
Luke 18:17
I have a picture of my daughter chasing a butterfly in our backyard,
when she was about three years old.
I love the picture and the sheer, oblivious,
 joy that she exhibited while she pursued the evasive, winged insect.
 Today I am thankful that I have a childlike faith.
A faith that is a gift from God. A faith that is both mature AND childlike.
 A faith that will not be extinguished by the “party pooper” people (as I like to think of them).
You know the kind, that can’t smile at stranger, or greet a fellow believer,
JUST BECAUSE you both have the same Father in Heaven.
I still chase butterflies.
I AM amazed at flying airplanes.
I stare up at the trees during Fall, eagerly anticipating falling leaves.
The wind is magical to me.
I sometimes eat snow.
look forward to Snow Days!
I have eyes to see and ears to hear.
Most of all,
I still run as fast as I can whether happy or sad-
Into the arms of my Jesus.
The beautiful picture on my Blog post today is called “Precious In His Sight”
 by the artist Greg Olsen, Click and visit his handiwork! I love this picture!

Published by enthusiasticallydawn

Dawn Paoletta is a life enthusiast who loves to juggle words, chug coffee, and journal excessively. You can find her gathering stones on the beach most mornings. She enjoys hanging out with her hubby, daughter and family pets in Narragansett, RI and shares her passion, poetry and prose @Enthusiastically, Dawn.

3 thoughts on “Childlike Faith

  1. Beautiful. I'm sure the photo is lovely.I can't help but smile at strangers often, i'm sure the occasional one may think i'm odd!Who cares :-)Passing through for Beck Valley Book's blog hop & following you too.TToriaxohttp://ttoria.blogspot.com

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