Last week on the way to school, my 6-year-old, in the never-ending conversation that he holds with the world and everyone in it, asked from the backseat, “Mom, what did you get for your Bible Study gift exchange?”
“A little Thirty-One makeup bag,” I answered. I was proud of my offering because I was pretty sure it would be one of the few sought-after gifts in the $10 exchange. In fact, I was thinking about strategizing so that I could end up with it myself. “It’s a popular brand with—"
“Um, that’s not a JESUS gift, Mom,” my 6-year-old interrupted in a voice that made it clear that he would’ve liked to have added, “HELLOOOOO, dumbass. Don’t you know anything?”
“I know, buddy,” I replied. “But they were all out of hair shirts at Wal-Mart.”