This is how Gloria Furman at Domestic Kingdom redeems play time with her little girls.
The other day I caught my 5-year-old coloring belly buttons onto the midriffs of characters in her children’s Bible.
One of the illustrations in her children’s Bible depicted a belly button-less Jesus, which she aptly amended with a green marker.
“I fixed it! God’s Son has a belly buttonforever!”
My jaw dropped.
How did she find where I hid the markers? And what else has she been “fixing?” were my first thoughts.
My next thought was how it is a precious, precious thing to affirm the truth of the full deity and full humanity of Jesus Christ. I wanted to seize this belly button conversation to talk with my little artist about Christology (the “study of Christ”).
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