Ever throw a pity party for yourself?
Can’t you imagine Jesus motioning for the kids to come to him? I envision the children crawling up on his lap and Jesus laughing and playing with them. Truly, “Jesus Loves the Little Children.”
“God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever.” – Vance Havner
The adults in your life may give you volumes of “speeches”, trying to share good advice or teach you “a lesson”. But when one of those gems of truth stick in your head for months and even years, you know it made an unforgettable impact on your life.