A baby asked
God, 'They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but
how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?'
God said, 'Your angel will be waiting for you and will take
care of you.'
The child further inquired, 'But tell me, here in heaven I
don't have to do anything but sing and smile to be happy.'
God said, 'Your angel will sing for you and will also smile
for you. And you will feel your angel's love and be very
Again the child asked, 'And how am I going to be able to
understand when people talk to me if I don't know the
language?' God said, 'Your angel will tell you the most
beautiful and sweet words you will ever hear, and with much
patience and care, your angel will teach you how to speak.'
'And what am I going to do when I want to talk to you?' God
said, 'Your angel will place your hands together and will
teach you how to pray.'
'Who will protect me?' God said, 'Your angel will defend you
even if it means risking its life.'
'But I will always be sad because I will not see you
anymore.' God said, 'Your angel will always talk to you
about Me and will teach you the way to come back to Me, even
though I will always be next to you.'
At that moment there was much peace in Heaven, but voices
from Earth could be heard and the child hurriedly asked,
'God, if I am to leave now, please tell me my angel's name.'
God said, 'You will simply call her, 'Mom.'