We discussed prayer for our Family Home Evening lesson last night. These lessons sure are getting interesting now that Rachel is coming up with her own answers.
I mentioned that Rachel was probably old enough to start helping saying prayers because her vocabulary is big enough to, so we started going over the basics using I Pray in Faith as a template.
After discussing how to open a prayer we started listing things that we could say we're thankful for.
"Are we thankful for our family?" I asked.
"Yes!" Andrew and Rachel answered.
"Are we thankful for our food?" I asked.
"Are we thankful for our toys?"
"Are we thankful for the scriptures?"
"What else are we thankful for?" I asked.
Rachel sat still for several minutes. We could tell she was thinking hard. Finally she gave her answer,
"You're thankful for red?" I clarified.
"Yes!" she squealed excitedly.
That's her favorite color of the week. She also asked for the opening song to be "red" but we sang Book of Mormon Stories instead because I couldn't remember all the words to Primary Colors. I told her, however, that it would be alright if she thanked Heavenly Father for red. I've never thanked him for red, myself, but it really is a beautiful color.