Yesterday I participated in a rapid-fire question/answer session with Mary Mac. Typical four year old questions asked with great curiosity as well as in great quantity. With patience that had to come from Jesus Himself, I responded to all 46 questions, recognizing that her inquiring little mind just wanted to know.
There was a break in the action of her interrogation and I said,
"Mary Mac, you sure are curious. Did you know that you ask a lot of questions?"
"Yes Ma'am. That's just the way God made me."
I laughed out loud and soaked in the joyful smile on her angelic face. So dadgum precious and sweet I could lick her.
Later on that day, we had an interaction that wasn't quite as pleasing.
"Mary Mac, I don't like it when you talk to me that way. It is disobedient and disrespectful. Do you understand why I am upset?"
"Yes Ma'am. But that's just the way God made me."