Daddy’s Little Girl

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” – Billy Graham

I have an amazing earthly father.  He loves and cares for me so well.  When I was a little girl, I loved to sit on my daddy’s lap and snuggle.  We would watch tv together, read books, or share a snack.  When I was close to my daddy, I felt loved, protected and safe.

My Heavenly Father lavishes His love on me.

He pulls me close, onto His lap, where I can feel His heart beat.  And there, in His arms of love, I feel safe and secure.

See what great love the Father has lavished on us.. (1 John 3:1)

My Daddy would often come home from work with little gifts for us.  Gum and candy mostly.  Not expensive gifts.  But it was his way

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He Knew You

(Source) Before the world began.  I was assisting in the Children’s Equipping Center last night and we were talking with the children about a God who knew them before they were born.  We shared how God thought about each one of them before He even laid the foundations of the earth.  We had the children meditate on a song that expressed God’s heart for them. I loved hearing the children share what they wrote in their journals.  They have such a rich understanding of God’s love.

For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.
15 My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place,
when I was woven together in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes saw my unformed body;
all the days ordained for me were written in your book

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