Nearer Than You Know
He found them in a desert land, in an empty, howling wasteland. He surrounded them and watched over them; he guarded them as he would guard his own eyes. Like an eagle that rouses her chicks and hovers over her young, so he spread his wings to take them up and carried them safely on his pinions. Deuteronomy 32:10-11
I am hovering over you as a mother hovers over her young. Seek me. You need only close your eyes in prayer to discern my face. The outline of my countenance is near you and the breath of my Spirit can be felt upon your cheek. Do not look for me to be man-sized, for I fill the sky above you. Enlarge your vision of me so that you will not miss my portrait, poised in the glories over your head. If you saw the armies of heaven I’ve dispatched, you’d never be afraid of anything.
But, how often have you feared that I’ve forgotten you? How frequently your anxiety robs you of peace in the night. I am a hovering Father. I know the promises that I have made. I am true to every single one. You are safely in the palms of my hand, inscribed there in eternal remembrance.