Is this grammatically correct?


As adults, we cannot become innocent children again, but we can maintain a heart that’s pleasing to God.

asked Apr 25 '14 at 04:25 Susan Contributor

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It is okay, but it seems to be begging for an adjective to describe heart. A ______ heart that is pleasing. Something that relates to innocent children. What I am thinking is much like an adult has childlike wonder. The adult can't be a child again, but the characteristic is like a child would have. I can't think of the right word, but the kind of heart a child would have. Do you know what I mean?

link answered Apr 25 '14 at 11:03 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

How about 'a childlike innocence in our hearts that is ....'

Lewis NeidhardtApr 25 '14 at 17:09

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