When I envision heaven, I think of all the joys the Lord gave us here on earth just magnified to whole new level. One of those joys is children.
I want to live in a paradise where children are laughing, babies are cooing, little feet are pitter pattering, and little hands are playing.
It would only make sense that a perfect eternity would have sweet children in it.
Then I came to the realization that the only way for children to make up heaven is for them to leave this earth as children.
This part is appalling to us. Nothing in this world is more painful than losing a child.
Jesus made it clear when He spent time on this earth how much he loved children. He said himself that they will see the kingdom.
I have struggled so much with why Tucker was taken so abruptly from us. I struggle when I hear of other parents going through the same thing. I struggle when I hear of innocent little lives being taken by pure evil. I struggle when I hear of these precious little ones being taken by natural disasters.
But I don't think these children were made for earth. What is so special is that heaven gained what Jesus talked about loving so much.
Our little children were made to be heaven's children.
It doesn't make it easier on us, but there is surely something special about that.