By Amy Julia Becker

Moms, dads, and a godmother reflecting on the big things small voices help them understand.

Over the course of eight weeks this fall, eight diverse and talented writers contributed their perspective on what the children in their lives (moms, dads, and a godmother) have taught them about “what matters most.” To conclude the series, here they are:

“What Annoys You About Me?”, Patton Dodd.

What we can learn when our kids point out our faults.

“I need to make sure those I love know I love them just as they are, especially when I’m revising everything else. Someday, perhaps we’ll all get the ultimate upgrade we’re hoping for, but in the meantime, living with the likes of Bel is upgrade enough for me.”

Talking with Kids about the Problem of Evil, Jennifer Grant

A mother’s wisdom poured out to her eldest son.

“Ultimately, I knew I could no longer tell him what to think or what to do, regardless of how much he trust he places in me. Like it was when he was very young, my job was to listen to him, tell him about my own experiences of God’s presence, and let him continue on his own faith journey. And trust that …read more

Source:: Christianity Today