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|My God is Clean-Shaven|
Nov. 3rd, 2009 at 12:24 pm
Mom, who is the tallest person?
My daughters’ tone indicates that she is not seeking an answer this time, but testing me to see if I know the answer.
Trying to figure out the parameters of the question, I ask:
In the car?
In the family?
No. Who is the tallest person outside?
(Looking around but not seeing any pedestrians) I don’t know, hon. I don’t see anyone. Who is the tallest person?
Where did you learn that?
I didn’t learn it, I just knowed it. God is the tallest person!
I have no thought that my daughter was having a peek-behind-the-veil experience, but I am interested in her assertion. I will probably never know why she believes God to be tall, but I do kind of wonder if she is right. If we believe God to have a “perfect” body, do we expect Him to be tall? And if so, how tall? What is the perfect height? Will people’s testimonies be shaken to meet a short God?
What ideas do you have about God?
I question the facial hair, although if His body is perfect, I suspect that He doesn’t have to shave.