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The Case for Childlike Innocence

Last Sunday, due to circumstances beyond my control, I ended up leading the singing at our stake conference. And one of the songs we sang was “I Am a Child of God.”

There we were, a couple thousand folks from ages 3 to 103, singing a children’s song together. You won't see that on "American Idol."

I’ve said before that adults singing children’s hymns is not only charming but also spiritually electric. It can recharge your batteries.

Fortunately, most members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I’ve found, have an abundance of youthful serenity and grace — even at the leadership level.

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