He’s always been an old soul, asking questions constantly.  A few years ago, around age seven or eight, my little Hunter-man was worried about the drought.  He asked, “Mom, why is everything so dry and dying?  Look, the grass is turning brown.  Won’t the animals die?”

I thought, extremely observant for a little guy.   I answered  (continue reading)

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6 thoughts on “Childlike

  1. Tracey Rogers says:

    I loved this story so much and just shared it with my 11 and 7 year old .. thank you 🙂 That is the key – that we often forget ourselves, BELIEVING our prayers are already answered and TRUSTING God is listening. I remember reading something told by Steven Furtick .. in part, pray with CONFIDENCE and BOLDNESS- thank Him for doing it, not just ask Him for it!
    After that study, I changed my prayers over my children to “Thank you Heavenly Father for your hand of protection over David and Matthew; thank you for keeping them healthy and strong; thank you for continuing to watch over them every day. I trust you Lord and rest in Peace knowing you have them covered.
    Love it 🙂

    1. Rivera Douthit says:

      Ahwwww! Thank you for sharing w me Tracey. That is the way to pray. Words are powerful! The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective! Thank Him and pray with the boldness and belief that its already done. Declaring it w bold faith! God loves and honors our faith and doesn’t want bad things for us:) He really does want our very best.

  2. Mary says:

    Praying with BELIEF that God has something good in store for us… Love it!! I also love the way God teaches us to teach others who will, in turn, teach us something we can teach others…! His ways are always perfect!!

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