Religion: Embarrassing Questions

"I'm going to the movies every Sunday afternoon," announced the seven-year-old girl. "Why?" asked her father. "Then Jesus won't get me," she explained. "At Bible school the teacher said that some day Jesus was coming down from Heaven and He would take each of us in His arms and carry us up to Heaven one by one."

"But why won't Jesus get you at the movies?" asked her father.

"Because the teacher said that Jesus would never go to the movies on Sunday."

This small fugitive is one of a multitude of moppets whose searching, touching, and often embarrassing queries fill the pages of...

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