The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”
An only child for four and a half years, my older daughter Melinda entertained imaginary playmates. A dozen or more of her “friends” lived under our kitchen table. They all had names and personalities. One “companion” in particular was a troublemaker who caused my perfect little daughter to do naughty things she never would’ve thought of on her own. <wink>
Cause for concern? Not really. She merely had expressed her need to connect with other people. No other children lived close by with whom she could play. She compensated well. However when our younger daughter entered our family circle, Melinda’s imaginary playmates slowly disappeared. Rachel fulfilled her big sister’s need for companionship.
Part of the human condition is our need for others…to be connected, to be loved, and to love. Read More
See you in a twinkling,
Brenda K. Hendricks