Usually at bedtime it is me who speaks the words of prayer with the children. Tonight Saraya wanted to pray. My heart was overjoyed at her words so I thought I'd record them.
"Dear God, Thankyou for my cuddly toys and for my cuddly bed. Thankyou for our day. Thankyou that I have toys, and a home, and parents. Our sponsor children don't even have a home, and some children don't have food or shoes or anything. Amen."
This prompted a discussion on poverty, missionaries, and a possible trip to Uganda to do some work there and meet our sponsor children one day. I love the bedtime hour with Saraya- it is so often our special, "connected" time of day. Oh, and a Uganda-trip-planning-conversation with Stuart in the kitchen as we did the dinner clean-up followed. Thankyou Saraya!