SiS’ Daily Haiku Challenge–Matthew 19, 14

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Submitted to SiS’ Daily Haiku Challenge:


Let little children
run up and down as they please
play before their God.

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”  Matthew 19,14

18 thoughts on “SiS’ Daily Haiku Challenge–Matthew 19, 14

  1. brian miller says:

    nice…i love a god that is happy letting the children play…unlike some parents…smiles.


  2. Elliot Crane says:

    This is a great haiku. Good work.


  3. this haiku touched the heart Victoria.. Thanks…

    Someone is Special


  4. meethimirchi says:

    amazing , just went through my childhood days with your haiku and the pic , I had similar staircase at grandpa’s place and I used to be one active runner on it 🙂


  5. ladynimue says:

    sweet 🙂


  6. Becca Givens says:

    My life’s challenge – to let the child, that never was, come out to play! I am always delighted to see those who indeed allow this to flow freely, as I believe it was intended. Thank you for this uplifting, loving and touching creation. Thank you for sharing! ~becca~


  7. RJ Clarken says:

    You did a really superb haiku with this prompt!


  8. sarah says:

    wonderful! thoughtful and touching…wish each one of us has childlike fantasies 🙂


  9. trisha says:

    very true victoria. they have full right to do so. beautiful haiku.



  10. Nanka says:

    Charming thoughts for the day indeed!!


  11. souldipper says:

    May we keep ourselves free to a child before God. I love your Haiku because I do play. Thanks,


  12. So sweet. I ADORE the top photo.


  13. yes 🙂 I agree with Bodhirose 🙂


  14. lolamouse says:

    Yes! I totally agree!


  15. Mike Patrick says:

    Two of my favorite passages, the Bible and the stairs.


  16. Bodhirose says:

    This really touched my heart. If only we could all be as playful and lighthearted as children–as I think it was intended… Thank you for this sweetness today.


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