Four year-old Ronnie entered triumphantly
into the house with a crawling worm in his
hand. "What the heck are you doing with
that thing in the living-room?!" was
the spontaneous reaction of his mother. "Oh!
This thing?!" the boy answered. "We
were playing together in the garden and I
thought I would show him my room!"
One day, I went to visit a family,
of mine. Michelle, their little daughter,
was excited to see me and at once took
of my hands and paraded me into her
"I want to introduce you to my
she solemnly declared!
I spent most of my life hiding and
my sins because I was afraid that others
would not love me if they really knew
I even tried to present a honorable
to God! What a relief when I finally
that God loves me not for my virtues
for my weaknesses! How grateful I am
catechist who gave me this good news.
"Mum, when we go to heaven, shall
sleep on a bed or in Jesus' arms?"
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