A Baby Story
I've been inside this cocoon for 18 days. It's so warm and safe in here. It's dark, but I'm not afraid.
What's that? I hear something. It goes "boom-boom, boom-boom." What's this thing coming from my stomach? I guess it's some kind of feeding tube.
All I know is I'm not hungry. I feel so safe and alive.
What's this extending from my shoulders? Hey, I can move them. And there's 5 little extensions at the end. And they're moving. Wow! And I can put this big thing called a thumb in my mouth. And I'm sucking on it. Awesome!
Look at that. I see 2 more extensions coming from my hips. And they have 5 little extensions too. They're called toes? Cool! I wonder if I could suck on the big one too. I think I'll call the extensions from my shoulders arms and legs; and those from my hips legs and feet. I'm glad I have something to play with. It won't be so boring. I like this place. I could stay here forever.
Wait. I feel something different. This person called mommy doesn't seem happy. I wonder why. Is it because of me? Doesn't she want me? I know she feels me in her stomach. She heard my heart beat; and she saw my pictures. She knows I'm in here
Why is she fearful? It's okay mommy. You don't have to be afraid. Don't you know that I'm alive? Don't you know I love you and will bring a lot of joy to you?
Another visit to a sterile place? Looks like there'll be a lot of visits to these places. What's that? What's happening? I'm afraid. I don't feel safe anymore. Doesn't my mommy want me? Mommy, why don't you love me?
What's this human doing? No, no, no. Please don't kill me. I don't want to die. I want to live. I want to run and play. Go to school and learn things. I promise to be good mommy. You won't ever have to spank me. I'll love and obey you all the time. Please don't let this man....
Where am I? Where's that bright light coming from? I'm no longer in mommy's stomach. What did you say? Your name is Jesus? You love me and I'll always be safe with you? I can live with you forever? That's great!
What about mommy? Will I ever see her again? Jesus, will you save my mommy from sin? I want her to live with you and me. Thank you Jesus. I'm glad I'm safe with you.
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