A Memphis-area mother is angry with her daughter's elementary school after a teacher told her 10-year-old she could not have God as the subject of her class assignment to write about her idol.
Erin Shead, a student at Lucy Elementary in Millington, Tenn., was told by her teacher to write about an idol she looked up to as part of a class assignment. The young student decided to write about God. She drew a diagram explaining why she "looked up to God," one of the reasons being, "He is the reason I am on this earth."
"I love [God] and Jesus, and Jesus is His earthly son. I also love Jesus," the 10-year-old continued.
"God is my idol, I will never hate him. He will always be the number one person I look up to," the young girl added. ...