Those Little Moments by Lisa Jones

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jones_lisaAt Easter Sunday in 2008, our then 4 year old son leans over and asks me where’s Jesus? I’m thinking … is this a question about Jesus Rising on Easter? I quietly tell him Jesus went back to heaven, but he is with us all the time. He says, “No, he’s not here, God’s here, but where’s Jesus?” Okay. Now what? We are in the middle of Mass and can’t have a whole conversation.

He then points to the altar and says again, “God’s here, where’s Jesus”. A huge light bulb went off suddenly and I began to smile from ear to ear. For Easter Mass, our pastor said Mass alone. There wasn’t a deacon by his side. Our sweet son was thinking the priest was God and the missing deacon was Jesus.

It’s those little moments you will cherish forever.

Copyright 2010 Lisa Jones

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Lisa Henley Jones is a former stay-at-home mom who discovered a new career as an online marketer/social media manager. She blogs at Of Sound Mind and Spirit with her sister, Shelly Kelly, about faith and family life. During the hot summers in Houston, Lisa can be found by the pool eating popsicles with her husband and three school-aged children.

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