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Tabby the Cat answers are written by Tabitha Rudge Smith.  If your child or grandchild has a question for Tabby, please e-mail her.  Although she may be unable to personally answer each one, she will answer questions in future newsletters.

Sometimes when my mom is at home and the phone rings for her, she doesn't want to talk. She tells me to tell the person she is not at home. I do, but...
I am 7 years old and my birthday is coming up. My dad asked me what I want for my birthday and all I want is for him to go to church with me. I asked...
If eternal means without beginning or end, how can we have eternal life if we do have beginnings? Caroline Dear Caroline, The word eternal does mean...
If God is Jesus' father, then who is Joseph? Morgan Dear Morgan, This was such a good question that I had my friend Tara the Turtle help me with an...
In my school there is a girl who is smelly and also dirty. Everyone teases her and is mean to her. I want to be nice to her, but everyone else will...
My neighbor is 8 and I am 10. He always hits or kicks me. I really don't want to fight with him, but it is frustrating! His brother is 10 also and...
I am 12 years of age and I love to read my Bible. Sometimes I highlight certain things in the Bible because they are special to me. My Sunday School...
My parents do not allow me to watch a certain program on TV that all my friends can watch. When I go to my friend's house, I watch it there, but then...
When will Jesus come down to earth? Lily Grace Dear Lily Grace, This question shows how much you love Jesus. The Bible says we should long for Jesus...
My dad always puts me down. When I play baseball and don't hit the ball he calls me a sissy and says I am no good. I can do nothing to please him. I...
If God was in the beginning, where did He come from? Theresa Dear Theresa, I remember asking my dad this same question when I was a little girl, "...
I am am 11 years old and in a wheelchair. Sometimes I sit at my window and watch all the children in the neighborhood running and playing. I get so...
Why did Jesus die for us? Saraya (age 6) Dear Saraya, First of all, let's pretend there is some place really special you want your mom or dad to take...