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Does God Have Bones (and Other Things My Three Year Old Wants to Know)

giraffeThe other night as bedtime came (and passed) I was finally drifting off to sleep in a quiet house, when I heard a shout from the other room. My three-year-old son’s voice came wafting down the hallway asking, “Does God have bones?”

Now that’s a good one. I mean, I’m assuming God has bones since He made us in his image, but He sure doesn’t need bones or maybe doesn’t even want bones. I’m guessing gravity is a concept made for Earth, but who knows how Heaven really works.

So what’s a mom to do with these types of questions? I usually chuckle a little at his

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Comments: 2

  1. Shannon @nwaMotherlode April 9, 2014 at 8:49 pm Reply

    HAAA!! These kids keep us sharp. Or at least wishing we could be :) Ladybug often came up with interesting questions, too, especially at bedtime. She knew it was hard for me to resist answering a well thought-out question ;)

    • Small Talk Mama April 10, 2014 at 8:03 am Reply

      Yes, sometimes I just don’t have the right answers to his questions, but usually if I resort to, “because God made it that way,” he will move on. I love it that these kids are at least thinking, and I can just see the look in Ladybug’s eyes as she poses a new and creative question right before bed.

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