I remember when I first encountered the Lord and really glimpsed His goodness — when I met Him on a personal level and cried out Abba, Father. It was so complex and mysterious but also the most natural thing I’d ever experienced. These days, a lot of stuff gets in the way of that wonder. God, forgive me for my cynicism and jadedness. Help me remember what I was captivated by in the first place.
wide-eyed and mystified, may I be just like a child, staring at the beauty of my King
That’s what God does though, He takes us to the brink until we are shattered, then He picks us up and rebuilds us. It is a sweet breaking, one that leaves us more dependent than ever, but more loved and cherished than we thought.
I am learning to praise God, even when He is silent; what a blessing it is."