“Ankleness” (Toddler translation: “Thankfulness”)

This morning I told the girls to go ahead and sit down at the table while I finished fixing their breakfast. Madi sat in Lydia’s seat which is by the window. As she looked out she said, “Ank You for couds! (toddler translation: Thank You for the clouds!) I brought them their plates, went back to the kitchen to get mine and overheard their conversation:

Madi (2 years old): Et’s eat, E-ya. (Let’s eat, Lydia.)

Lydia (6 years old): Let’s pray first.

Madi: Ank You…ow-melon, ank You…eggs, ank You…milk…Amen. (ThankYou for the watermelon, thankYou for the eggs, thank You for the milk, Amen.

Lydia: Momma! Madi prayed all by herself!

It was just one of those encouraging moments God graciously gives us. What a blessing to begin our day this way!

About Jason and Kimberly

Jason is the former pastor at First Baptist Church in Greensboro, Florida. Kimberly homeschools our three awesome kids. We enjoy being together as a family in wherever so long as we are together! Grace and peace to you in the Lord Jesus Christ! View all posts by Jason and Kimberly

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