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Missing God

Our son, David, three years old at the time, was praying at bedtime. He asked God to bless his friends, then family, pets, and stuffed animals, and finally he ended the prayer saying, "And God, I miss you." What was this? My jaw dropped. He misses God, what do I do with that? Part of me wanted to offer him a comforting story or some reassuring advice that would remind him of God's presence, but another part of me was…
J. Bradley Wigger
April 16, 2003