An article written a few years ago for “The Mustard Seed” – a local paper we had. May still be worth a read!

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Are you like a little child?
By Robin Palmer
Jesus once said: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become
like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven”
(Matthew 18:3). Responding to this, a reporter once wrote:

Most of what I really need to know about how to live, and what to
do, and how to be, I learned in kindergarten. Wisdom was not at the
top of the graduate school mountain, but there in the sandbox at
nursery school. These are the things I learned: Share everything.
Play fair. Don’t hit people. Put things back where you found them.
Clean up your own mess. Don’t take things that aren’t yours. Say
you’re sorry when you hurt somebody. … When you go out into the
world watch for traffic, hold hands, and stick together.”

Children leave their mark on you. At a time when we…

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About robinpalmer

I am a Presbyterian Pastor living and working in Browns Bay on the North Shore of Auckland in New Zealand. We moved here at the end of March 2011 after spending five years in Wellington the capital city. I am passionate about what I do - about communicating and writing. I also enjoy my counselling work, especially with young people.

Posted on February 6, 2012, in Sunday Morning Sermons. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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