Grand Sweep Daily
17 The Lord your God is with you, He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.”
During Jesus Break (our children’s Sunday school time), I took a walk yesterday with the 4-7 year old class. We’ve been talking about God’s awesome creation in class, and now, it was time to really get a visual for what He created.
Sometimes we forget just how beautiful the earth is, and when that happens, we need to stop and take a walk. It was an amazing weekend. The weather was picture perfect on Saturday for our new Superintendent’s celebration service. The Gateway Regional District of the
I sat on a picnic bench Sunday afternoon with my family and friends, frolicking with our great niece Kyndahl and granddaughter Madison, both of whom turned one year old in September. They sat in their high chairs, licking the icing from their cupcakes and dropping handfuls of crumbs onto the concrete pavilion floor.
Let the words of the prophet Zephaniah comfort you today. Take a walk through God’s Word and remember that no matter where you go, the Lord your God is with you. He delights in who you are, and quiets you with His everlasting love. When you find yourself feeling discouraged and worried over things you cannot change, take a walk and let God quiet your heart with His love. If you listen closely, you will hear Him singing in your ear. His voice speaks through the laughter of a baby, the sound of the crickets at dusk, and the flapping of the wind blowing across your face. You can feel His love in the dirt we play in, the grass we sit on, and the pools of water where we swim and fish. We can see new life blooming in the faces of our future generations, if we take a closer look through the eyes of our wee ones.
When you wonder where God is, and we all wonder it from time to time, stop what you are doing and take a walk. You will enjoy precious moments in the powerful presence and love of the One who walks with you every minute of every day. Sometimes we forget just how good God is, and when that happens, it’s time to take a walk.
Grace and peace,
Faith UMC -
Pray for: God to reveal Himself to you today, no matter where you are at, or what you may be facing. He has created a beautiful path for you to follow. Get outside and feel the loving touch of the Lord upon your life. Won’t you take a walk with me today?
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