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“Father … Give us each day our daily bread” (Luke 11:3).

A three-year-old boy had been naughty all day. His mother sent him to bed early as punishment. He marched off without a protest, but a few minutes later he was back, carrying his favorite stuffed animal, his piggy bank and some clothes…

“I’m running away from home,” he announced.

“What will you do when you get hungry?” his father asked.

“I’ll come home to eat.”

“What will you do when you run out of money?” “I’ll come home for some more.”
“What will you do when your clothes get dirty?” “I’ll bring them home and let mommy wash them.” Whereupon, the father turned to mommy and said,

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