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Copy Cat

Today after lunch, Joash decided that he wanted to take a pretend nap with Dad before his real nap. Wilbert was more than happy to pretend with Joash. He even introduced Joash to the fine art of fake snoring. Soon, Joash would lay his head on his bunny and proceed to snore. It is was really cute, and reminded me of all the other ways Joash copies us already.

For example, the other day we were reading devotions after supper. Wilbert is a finger-licking page turner. After devotions, Joash wanted to look at the Bible a bit more. He then licked a few fingers on one hand and turned the page in the Bible. He used the hand he did not lick to turn the page, but it was still really funny.

Joash has decided he likes to brush his teeth now. He likes to try and do it himself, and his favorite part is rinsing off his toothbrush in the sink. He rinses the brush and then taps it a few times on the edge of the sink. I know he learned that from me, because we often brush our teeth together.

Wilbert has a smart phone and it plays a certain sound when we get an e-mail. So, often we hear the sound and usually one of us will say "E-mail" out loud. Yesterday we got an e-mail during supper and we both swear Joash said, "E-mail" as plain as day. That was a little scary.

As I think about it, there are a few things that Joash does I should copy. He says a very enthusiastic "Amen" when we pray. We we say, "Let's do devotions," he get really excited and points to the Bible. These little examples of child-like faith are a living lesson for me.


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