26 April 2011

(Rowan) on discovering God

Seethroughfaith linked on Facebook to this article from the Telegraph, and I do think it's lovely: A six-year-old girl writes a letter to God. And the Archbishop of Canterbury answers.
photo by Brian (licensed image)
Nobody invented me [ = God ] – but lots of people discovered me and were quite surprised. They discovered me when they looked round at the world and thought it was really beautiful or really mysterious and wondered where it came from. They discovered me when they were very very quiet on their own and felt a sort of peace and love they hadn’t expected.

I think it sounds very Godly Play! 

[Update: the original article, including scans of the letters, can be read here.]

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