Saturday, November 29, 2008

Clothes In Heaven?

A round little girl face peered over the edge of the bed today.
A face that has two distinct dimples at the corners of its smile.

"Mom" she asks,
"Will we have clothes in heaven?"

"Susanna..." I reply "...God is the King. And YOU are the daughter of the King so that makes you a PRINCESS!
I am certain that God has very beautiful princess clothes ready just.. for... you."

Dimples appear in all their glory, and an eager voice asks "Momma?"

"Momma will I get to wear a crown too?"

me imagining lots of delicate pink jewels:
"Yes Susanna. God has a special crown for you too."

And that's the thing about the innocence of my children, it often causes me to see God (and heaven) in a light I never had before. And it's probably more accurate than the picture that I have somehow settled on.

I love it!


gramsie said...


DaddyReg said...

I love how kids keep up focused on what really matters in life. The total trust and unquestioning belief is a constant encouragement to me.

Anonymous said...

Those are such lovely pictures of Susanna! :-)

Uncle and Auntie Hightower <>< said...

=) Love it!

The Colorful Photographer said...

This made me cry, every time she would say: "Momma..." becuase i have jsut lost mine. :(
There will be clothes in Heaven, clothes of rightenous!