God with us

Children's letters to God
There is a veritable feast of recommended books and DVDs in this issue, and I have already circled and clipped several and left them lying in conspicuous places just in case anyone is wondering what to give me for Christmas. But my favorite Christmas book, which I pull from the shelf every Advent, is Children’s Letters to God, compiled by Stuart Hample and Eric Marshall and illustrated by Tom Bloom. You can read each small letter and smile at the pictures in less than five minutes. A few of my favorites include:
Dear God,
   Are you invisible or is that just a trick

Dear God,
   Thank you for the baby brother, but what I prayed for was a puppy.

Dear God,


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