Soul Care

When My Five-Year-Old Evicted Jesus From His Heart

It was bedtime and it was my turn to tuck the little man in. We usually lay down with him for about 10 minutes before he sleeps. He uses that time wisely to ask for stories and make up some of his own. Just before leaving him to sleep, I asked whether he would like to pray. He immediately closed his eyes and said: "Dear Jesus, please leave my heart now ..."  I turned ice-cold, unsure of whether I should somehow try and save the situation. A friend of mine's husband recently renounced his belief in God, and I felt at