To Serve A Child
by Larry Broding
Children are the most precious people in the world. They encourage us when the world wears us down. They freshen us when our aching joints tell us our true age. They challenge us to the Godlike virtues of patience, self-discipline, and charity. In spite of our mature “wisdom,” children even help us to see the world in new and wonderful ways.
Yet, isn’t it so easy to sweep children, their concerns, their needs, even their very presence, out of view? Isn’t it so easy to let our needs, agendas, and self-importance overshadow those of our small brothers and sisters in faith? As much as they brighten our world, isn’t it so easy to ignore children?
Jesus used a small child as a bench mark of leadership. For, whoever welcomed one like a child welcomed Christ himself. READ MORE