Of course, his mentioning My Little Ponies stirred my daughter's affections and she quickly began to add to the conversation. My erudite commentary upon the passage and the winsome probing questions I had formulated were obviously not as good as I thought and in no way were they more appealing than Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash.
The air is filled with nursery rhyme melodies, but the great hymns and songs of the faith are muted in our homes.
No matter how spontaneous I may be, sharing the truth of God and His mighty works "off the cuff" could never equal what we do in regular daily family worship.
It is the best means for effectual evangelism and discipleship in the home.
And yet these ten minutes of sowing seeds and offering worship have eternal benefits.
Last night was one of those nights that it didn't quite feel like we were doing something that had eternal benefits.