I enjoy the children’s version of the story of Solomon and the dispute over the baby (I Kings 3:16-28).
Two women are disputing over who is the child’s true mother.
Solomon suggests dividing the child.
The true mother resists the plan, and willingly gives up what is hers; sacrificing out of love for the child.
Solomon discerns the genuineness of the true mother’s claim and responds by returning what she loves to her.
But I have to ask myself, would I love the story if the true mother was sent home childless?Read More »A Child Undivided