You’re hurting. You’re lonely. You feel emotionally fragile right now. And I’m so very, very sorry.
But, precious one… it’s time to come out of hiding, and come back to the Father’s embrace.
Father knows, you see.
He knows all about what got you to this place. All things are naked and exposed to His sight (Hebrews 4:13) …
… and He loves you anyway.
He knows your pain. He knows exactly how badly you are hurting. He saw every tear you cried so far today, and yesterday, and even the day before. He caught every one of your tears in His bottle, and He already had a recording in His book of every tear you have ever cried before those tears even came forth (Psalm 56:8).
Beloved, Father loves you. And His heart beats for you.
Like Adam and Eve, I know it’s easy to want to hide. Like the bird in the image at left, you feel so fragile and you can be easily crushed. You feel defenseless and weak and vulnerable, so you retreat to hide in the leaves and the shadows. [Read more…]