Give & Take
While we were visiting our 2-year-old grandson Lyol in Tchad, Africa, we read many stories about Jesus while Lyol’s missionary parents were at work. One story was about the children waving palm branches and singing out “Hosanna to Jesus, the son of David.”
Lyol went to his bedroom, and we could hear him rummaging through his stuff. He came out with his stuffed backpack strapped on and announced he was ready to go see Jesus. When I tried to explain to him that Jesus was coming for us, he adamantly said, “No, Lyol go see Jesus now!” He wore his backpack through lunch and dinner.
The next morning he had his backpack strapped on again and …