You Get What You Get …

… and you don’t get upset.

I’ve echoed this saying to my children many times. It’s rooted in the mindset to be grateful for what you have. Many times after repeating this adage in response to a barrage of, “Why can’t I have that?!”, I felt discouraged. I asked myself, “Are my children destined to be spoiled and entitled?”

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My Apologies, but is God real?

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5 year old son: Mommy, who made God?

7 year old daughter: Ask him when you see him.

My daughter knew me enough to know that would be my exact response. Still two years later, I find myself still wondering the actual response to that question …

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