[!--QuoteBegin--][/span][table border=\"0\" align=\"center\" width=\"95%\" cellpadding=\"3\" cellspacing=\"1\"][tr][td]Quote [/td][/tr][tr][td id=\"QUOTE\"][!--QuoteEBegin--]...Jesus called to himself a child—the essence of one who is powerless, dependent, needy, little, and poor.[/quote]
That's the point, to me. He didn't call upon us to be childlike as in ignorant; nor childlike as in angellic and sweet and naturally altruistic.
We are to use His power, not our own, depending on Him to fulfill our every need. We are to realize how tiny we are in this great big universe, and how poor -- because everything we have has been given to us.