If you are a parent and can't relate to this then you're kids must
have been angels.  Whenever your kids are out of control, you can 
take comfort from the thought that even God's omnipotence did not 
extend to God's kids.  After creating heaven and earth, God created 
Adam and Eve. And the first thing He said to them was: "Don't."

"Don't what?" Adam replied.

"Don't eat the forbidden fruit." God said.

"Forbidden fruit? We got forbidden fruit? Hey, Eve...we got Forbidden

"No way!"

"Yes WAY!"

"Don't eat that fruit!" said God.


"Because I'm your Father and I said so!" said God, wondering why he hadn't
stopped after making the elephants. A few minutes later God saw the kids
having an apple break and was angry.

"Didn't I tell you not to eat that fruit?" the First Parent asked.

"Uh huh," Adam replied.

"Then why did you?"

"I dunno," Eve answered.

"She started it!" Adam said.

"Did Not!"

"DID so!"


Having had it with the two of them, God's punishment was that Adam and 
Eve should have children of their own. Thus the pattern was set and it 
has never changed. But there is a reassurance in this story. If you 
have persistently  and lovingly tried to give them wisdom and they 
haven't taken it, don't  be hard on yourself. If God had trouble 
handling children, what makes you  think it would be a piece of 
cake for you?

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