One of the favorite things my kids like to do before going to bed is to play ‘superman’. It is done when I lie flat on my back on the bed with the 2 legs raised vertically. They get on their tummies onto my 2 feet and suspend as long as they could. Nathan used to like it until he got too heavy. He’s now 14. Ha!
After they fall, their natural response? Again! Again! Again! From the time they were babies to now that they’re a bit bigger, there are certain things that just don’t get old – fun… especially with people you enjoy being with.
I was reminded of what G.K. Chesterton said…
Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged.
They always say, “Do it again”; and the grown-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony. But perhaps God is strong enough to exult in monotony. It is possible that God says every morning, “Do it again” to the sun; and every evening, “Do it again” to the moon. It may be automatic necessity that makes all daisies alike; it may be that God makes every daisy separately, but has never got tired of making them.
It may be that He has the eternal appetite of infancy; for we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we.
God enjoys spending time with us.
My prayer? Lord, allow me to enjoy every bit of moment I spend with you… every single day.