Even during my conversations with others, my prayers ascended, a kind of mental background music that would’ve been in the foreground—the only ground—if only life didn’t have an annoying way of rolling on.
If you have a preschooler, you know it can sometimes be hard to look past their cuteness and be serious about discipline.
“You might as well tell God what you think,” I said. “He already knows it anyway.”
report CNN had run just two months earlier, in December 2006. The story was about a young Lithuanian-American girl named Akiane Kramarik, who lived in Idaho. Twelve years old at the time of the CNN segment, Akiane (pronounced AH-KEE-AHNA) had begun having “visions” of heaven at the age of four, the e-mail said.