Do you like to measure yourself to see how much you have grown?
If you measure yourself every year, you will notice that you’re growing although sometimes you may not notice. Try it out, Choose a place in your room and start measuring yourself today. Then find a poster that has centimeters or inches marked on it and stick it ona Wall. And then put a mark and the date on the poster every time you measure yourself …
YOU will be amazed to see how fast time passes and how much you’re growing each day.
Whether you’re a boy or a girl, tall or short, large or small, blond or dark haired, brown or red-haired remember that you’re a very important person.
Whether you’re American or European, Asian or African, Indian or Australian, Inuit or from other Indigenous peoples… remember that you’re a human being who lives on a planet called Earth arid that you’re very important.
Whether you’re a son or daughter, brother or sister, grandchild or grand- daughter, nephew or niece … remember that you’re an individual who lives with other people and that you’re very important in your family and in your community.
The Bible is a very special book that Jesus has given you to show you where you come from, because you’re very important to Him. You are a son or daughter of God. When God decided to create Adam and Eve He said, “Let us make human beings in our image, to be like us.” just as our earthly parents like their sons and daughters to be like them, so too our heavenly Father desired and continues to desire that you and I will be like Him.
You’re a very important person for your parents and especially for God, because you’re their son or their daughter.
In your Prayer journal, write a prayer of gratitudeto your heavenly Father for creating you.