Monday, March 29, 2010

Frankly Speaking on Religion

The other day I was talking to Kate and Frank (now 8 and 6 years old) about the difference between animals and people. I asked them if they knew what the difference was. Kate replied, "Animals can't go to heaven." Frank answered, "People are the only ones with two legs and animals just make noises and don't talk."


Well, we talked a lot, about how birds have two legs like people, etc. and I ended up also asking them if they knew what a soul was. Kate said, "The soul is the part of you that goes to heaven." Frank concurred and added, "It's the Saint part." When I asked him what he meant, he said that "The soul is the part that goes to Heaven and when you get to Heaven you're a Saint."


I was reading a religion book to Frank this evening and asked him about what he can do with the body that God gave him. He answered: "You can live! You can run. You can love people. You can go to Heaven. And you can even jump."



Karen E. said...

Don't these kinds of lovely conversations make mommies want to even jump, too? :)

Love2Learn Mom said...

Yes - most definitely! :)