Ever wondered why we have to wait so much? I wonder all the time. I will admit I have grown a little more patience with age, but only a few. I frequently want answers to things that I have no clue, and I usually want the answer immediately. Think about it.
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Click clock…The same as tick-tock… BOOM ! The clock begins and out the gate, not knowing where I have my fate. I look down at the track trying to find The Lane, wanting to avoid any such pain. Moving to greed, but I see these are not freed. Transitioning to malice, I see in this there is no palace. Continuing down the circle changing to anger, but now rest has become my stranger. Heading to lust and all that is there are shadows and dust.
Imperfect parents can still teach Godly truths. Father’s Day is a time to celebrate what our fathers mean to us. But not everyone had the kind of close relationship with their fathers they would have liked. For some, the day can trigger painful emotions and memories. Our earthly fathers are human. They are flawed. They can let us down, disappoint us, or even abandon or abuse us.
Shepherding the Flock. The familiar image of the shepherd and his sheep illustrate the truth that we all have a Father in heaven patiently waiting for his sons to step into the peace and comfort only He can provide. No matter how remarkable or pitiful our earthly lives have been (or will be), the Father knows and will always be the good shepherd to His flock.
“For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.” — Isaiah 64:6
How to impact your kids; it starts by recognizing something. My main job is being a husband and a father. I have a paying job to support that effort. In that job, I drive a lot. I run up some significant windshield time. In a way, it can be an opportunity for the enemy to work on me. But it can be a tremendous blessing. I have drive time every week to turn me back into a father and a husband. I know a lot of men who struggle with bringing work home. Some struggle with that transition, and it can have a negative impact on your home.