Walking with the Father

I see an awesome sight most mornings.

My neighbor walks his son to our local elementary school everyday. I get watch them as I leave my house for work. They walk and talk for the three block journey to the school.

What a great experience it is for the dad…starting his day with his son.

And what an opportunity it is for the son, too. What protection and comfort he must feel! He’s starting the day with his #1 fan by his side!

For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. What father among you, if his son asks for a fish, will instead of a fish give him a serpent; or if he asks for an egg will give him a scorpion? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him! Luke 11:10-13

I realize that I have that same opportunity. Our Heavenly Father is waiting for us…ready for us to come to Him for comfort, counsel and peace.

My prayer this week is to be more intentional about my time with God. I want to make more time each day to go to Him in prayer. To ask for advice. To seek comfort. To offer appreciation for the blessings in my life.

I want to experience the Father.

Please let me know how I may pray for you.

God bless.

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2 thoughts on “Walking with the Father

  1. Dianne Duncan says:

    Keith,
    I am teaching my Sunday School Class tomorrow and if permissible will share your story of your neighbor and his son walking to school. God led and held the hands of the grumbling Israelites and even provided manna from heaven to feed them as evidence He was with them—-yet they still grumbled and were doubtful and unappreciative.
    Oh, how we should open our eyes and hearts each day for He is still holding the hands of those He created and will always be close leading us and providing for us in our earthly journey. We should not fret or fear.

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts!

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