Sign Of The Times:
Recently while going through random, photos, letters and journals, I came upon an entry of a conversation between my husband, Silas (my now 9 year old son) and me. Four years have passed since this conversation, but I am so glad that I recorded what was said, as it has cheered my heart today. I encourage you to keep record of the witty things your children say because like me, I am sure that those sweet moments become harder to bring to mind as the years progress.
Scene: Silas (age 5) has his back to me and was talking emphatically to someone. I am in the kitchen cooking dinner and my husband is at the table working on his computer.
Me: WHO are you talking to???
Me: Who’s Jerry?
Silas: My imaginary friend.
Michael: You have an imaginary friend?
Silas: Yes. He used to live in our walls, but he moved out.
Our kid is seeing demons?! I thought they had names like Legion, Minga or Death. But Jerry? Michael must’ve seen the concern in my eyes.
Michael: Oh, chill out. Every kid has an imaginary friend.
Me: I didn’t.
Michael: That explains a lot. Silas, why did Jerry move out?
Michael: Jerry told you there were ants in our walls?
Silas: No. He emailed me.
How sad is it that imaginary friends don’t play with your children anymore? They’re too busy so they e-mail or text message?
C U L8TR. UR BFF, Jerry.
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Jenny is passionate about the important role of mothers in modern America. She believes the role of moms is often overshadowed by popular culture values… like the spotlight we place on celebrities and the celebrity lifestyle. Jenny wants moms everywhere to understand they are celebrities to their Creator.
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