Wisdom has many messengers. Last Sunday it was my seven year old. I don't plan to use this blog to talk about my kids, but these lessons are worth sharing.
Upon asking her to eat a red pepper while she was drawing,
"No Mommy. I don't have a lot of time for that these days."
Upon asking her to get dressed,
"No Mommy. I am not a supermodel. Pajamas are just fine for me."
Stop focusing on the External.
Upon asking her to stop her project so we could read,
"No Mommy. I will live till I'm ninety. I have plenty of time."
Time is Abundant.
Upon asking her to get in the car to go out and about,
"No Mommy. We bought this house, now let's use it!"