I love watching the relationship my daughter has with her Daddy. She idolizes him, wants to be like him, and longs to spend time with him. It occurred to me one day as I listened to her talk about him, that God is using her to show me the perfect example of how I am to love and adore Him, the One who is my Abba Father.
I am encouraged by the fact that even though I don't always give Him my best, my Father is always waiting for me to come running to Him. He is thrilled to see me, though my hair may be in a funk, I'm wearing the same pajamas I've worn three nights in a row, and I still have sleep in my eyes! And I'm thankful that He is the Prince I can always count on to save the day. He will never steer me wrong, so I can trust Him and walk faithfully in His ways. I pray one day, I will finally treat Him as He deserves to be treated so that I can show my daughter how to love Him as she loves her Daddy.
Prayer: Abba Father, I come running to meet with You today. Thank You for Your never-ending desire to fellowship with me. I want to be just like You. Please help me to love the things You love. Forgive me when I allow things to creep into my life that shouldn't be there. May my life be a perfect reflection of You. Amen.
Further Reading: Romans 8:29, Ephesians 4:22-24, Psalm 5:3, Isaiah 50:4, Mark 1:35
****You may remember that last year, I attended the She Speaks Conference. God used this conference in so many ways and I am still trying to process it all. I would love to have the opportunity to go again this year because I truly believe in the mission of this organization. The She Speaks Conference is about women connecting the hearts of women to the heart of God. I hope you know from my blog that this is my desire as well. Ann Voskamp is sponsoring a scholarship contest for a chance to go to the conference this year. This is my entry for that contest. Please click on over to her blog to find out more details.