The list…

“Dear God, please help me to stay in bed and not get up and go to Amanda’s room and turn on the light and tell her to get up and take her in to my room and bounce… (pause) … because I’m not supposed to do that.”
– Emily, at nightly prayers, surprising everybody but God

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Nightly Prayers…

“Dear God, thank you for a nice room to sleep in…”
– Emily, doing a scan around the room

“Emily, how about saying ‘Thank you’ for something you can’t see?”
– Daddy, trying to inspire her to be more creative in her prayers

“Dear God, thank you for my heart… and for You…”
– Emily, praying creatively