Even for those who are Christians, we have the choice to listen to Him, to do things His way or our own way. Today, let’s choose to follow Him. Today, let’s hear Him, while we still can.
So it was nearing bedtime. I gathered the children together hoping to sit them all down and read scriptures to them. In my heart I envisioned them all huddled up together, listening intently to every precious word. But it didn’t go down like that. Not at all.
Our oldest stayed focused, but the others starting quickly drifting, minds far off from me and the words I was reading. They weren’t interested. They were getting rowdy, having a blast with each other, with no regard to me or what was being read.
Put simply, they weren’t interested. No movie? No cool music? No funny YOUTube video? No silly dance or dramatic reading? Did I really think my calm voice alone could hold their attention? I had hoped. But it didn’t.
These little ones that can sit glued to a tv for an hour couldn’t hold their focus for 26 scriptures… 26…
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