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    Blessing In The Skies

    | USA | Children, Parents & Guardians, Sons & Daughters, Theme Of The Month

    (I am on a plane, and a mother and her young daughter are sitting in front of me. The daughter is mostly well-behaved, though inquisitive.)

    Daughter: *looking out the window at the clouds* “Mommy, I learned that heaven is up in the sky.”

    Mother: “Yep.”

    Daughter: “Is that heaven, outside?”

    Mother: “Yes, honey, it is.”

    (There is a pause as the daughter focuses on the clouds.)

    Daughter: *accusingly* “But I don’t see God or Jesus anywhere!”