She deserves a poem true Her faithfulness confuses me Just yesterday after pre- school I'd picked her up -my pup- she spoke with such indignity about a friend -a six-year- old- who wrote God's name and "put an 'X'" "Do you mean she crossed it out?" "Yes and said her fam- ily does not believe, nor she but that's not why she doesn't" "Which name did she write? was it 'HaShem'?" "No she crossed out 'Elohim' and showed her friends" "So what do you think about that?" "How can she- we must respect- our teachers and our parents are in charge but God is the most powerful he's in charge of every- thing" Why is my child so... Where does she get... "Yes, that is what some people think" "Well our teacher says that we should believe in God" At a state-secular pre- school! And -then- today before pre- school: "If God can speak to any- one, that means He can speak all languages!" "Well, yes..." Perhaps this is a poem, for- perhaps it's faith that's po- et- ry-
Today, for d’Verse’s “Open Link Night”, I’d like to share a poem that I wrote last June, a couple of months after creating this blog.
I decided to share this poem because recently I’ve been writing a lot about my daughter on this blog. She is now 6-years-old. When this was written, she was 5⅓-years-old… and to this day, she maintains her fascination with the concept of God and insists that she believes everything that is written in the Torah. Suffice it to say that she doesn’t get such ideas from me.