Let it snow!

It must just about be winter. Almost every night when she prayed at dinner last year, my then 3-year-old daughter would say: “Dear Lord. Thank you for the food. Thank you for the snow.” It shouldn’t have been much of a surprise, then, that as soon as the leaves started falling from the trees, she was at it again. “Dear Lord, Thank you for the food. Thank for the snow … to come.” One night, with her eyes closed and arms stretched upward, fingers wiggling, she even added: “Because I really want it.” Having picked up some lingo from her friends in kindergarten, she also said to me once in the car, “I want it to snow so I can play in it. That would be supercool.” I just had to laugh. I hope when it gets here she is just as excited.

[Edited to add 11/7/2008: Today she also said “You did that, Charlie. You rock!” Was that from you, Jeff?!?!]

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3 thoughts on “Let it snow!

  1. That’s precious. Thanks for sharing, Sara. It’s neat to see how little children view God and the world. They ask eagerly and then they wait expectantly.

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