A knock came on my door late one night as I prepared for bed.
“Mom,” a little voice sounded on the other side. “Why doesn’t God love me?”
I hesitated a bit before responding.
This child had been schooled in the reality of God’s love since birth – and even before that.
What in the world was going on in her head? And I asked her why she was feeling this way.
“Well,” came her trembling response. “You told me that God gives sleep to those he loves and I’m still awake. So --- he must not love me.”
I have to admit, I was a little thrown off by her logic. I was glad that she remembered the scripture on sleep that I’ve been drilling into her head, but I was a little confused at her deduction.
Did God’s love for her change just like that?
Was he so fickle, so quick to change his mind ...
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