Sometimes, especially in this season of the year, it becomes hard to see the light. Where we live in Northern Germany, we will soon only have 6 hours of daylight. Despite this fact, we live in the constant reality of God’s light. His light is all-encompassing and ever-present. His light shined through our daughter Charlotte this week. She is 4 years old and beginning to discover her faith. Her best friend has been sick all week. She asked me for a pen and a piece of construction paper in the morning as she was getting ready for school. I asked her what it was for and she said, “I made a card for my friend so she feels better. I drew Jesus on the card because I know he can make her better.”
To us as parents, this was a very holy moment. To see Lottie make the connection between people’s sickness and Jesus’ ability to heal is wonderful. She is catching a glimpse of Christ’s radiance and light. And she wanted to shine that light into her friend’s life. After she finished making the card, we prayed together for her friend.