Jesus Showed His Affection for Children


Matthew 19:13-15


Christ blessed the children who were brought to Him.

He laid His hands on them and prayed for them.

The disciples did not understand Christ.

Then Jesus Christ did something quite special.


He spoke His attitude with eloquence.

If you live with childlike simplicity,

You belong to the Kingdom of Heaven.

We can learn a lot from Christ and children.


Let’s give piggyback rides while we’re able.

It’s more fun than horses from a stable.

Swing sets with a slide are a lot of fun.

Time with children is a game to be won.


Children and grandchildren are a blessing.

The movie “Jesus” has Debra Messing.

Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series. He is also a grandson of George “Papa Bear” Halas.  McCaskey’s latest book is Tuition Rebate.   Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel and Poems About the Gospel II are books for all seasons where readers can find a few words of encouragement in every poem–both books are available from Amazon.

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