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Unless You Become Like Little Children or a Frog

                                                                 Art by Yun Yi Children are delightful because they are not self-conscious and they really don’t worry too much about their appearance. Little people are too busy exploring the world and having fun just being themselves.   Thomas Merton , a  Trappist Monk ,  once wrote that frogs and trees are holy because they simply are who they are called to be b y  God ,  without masks or false personas. Little children are also simply who they are. . Christ explains this concept in the Gospels. ◄   Matthew 18:3   ► And he said: "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven." An amusing story illustrates this insight into children. One visit from Grandma Jean and Grandpa Ron occurred when Jean and Ruth were about four and five years old. Grandma apply a touch of make-up each morning and my little girls were fascinated becau