There was something rubbing me the wrong way about some Sunday school play scripts we were looking at. The message of almost every scenario was either "You are special in God's eyes" or "Everyone is special in God's eyes."
I'm not sure why, but to me this seemed like an incomplete representation of God's love for us and of how we should relate to others.
For one thing, take out the “in God’s eyes” part and you could have any bumper sticker or maybe group therapy message.
The typical scenario goes like this:
All the animals (flowers, letters of the alphabet, etc.) are arguing about who is more important.
A mediator enters the scene, tells everyone to hush and work together, then they collectively make a pretty rainbow/bouquet/picture, and finish with “EVERYONE IS SPECIAL!”... read more/-