on the way home tonight we were talking about how tomorrow his school has early release to be available as a shelter for hurricane evacuees from the southeast coast of texas.
he said maybe he should pray. so i said, “go ahead”
“God, help us to not get killed by the tornado…” (then some other random ramblings)
“…and help us to not be independent”
i just thought… yeah. help us to not be independent. that’s right. not relying on our own strength for anything, but to be solely dependent on you.
it lead to a great dialog about john 15:5 which he learned this summer ~ “I am the vine, & you are the branches. without me, you can do nothing!”