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Childlike Faith

If the Lord delights in a man’s way, he makes his steps firm; thought he stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand. (Psalm 37:23-24)

I watched a great display of childlike faith when my family was here to visit.  My nephew Andrew has managed to teach me many lessons of my Father in Heaven through his 5 years of life.  The above photo is a perfect example of one recent lesson Andrew taught me.

He would jump from the edge of the pool into his dad’s arms.  Notice, he has the floaties on his arms… so no matter what he would float.  Yet, I watched Andrew say these words to his Dad, “Come closer Dad.”  Andrew wanted to make sure that his dad would be there to catch him when he jumped.  Dustin reassured him and let him know that he would be there.  Dustin didn’t move closer, he didn’t argue with his son, he simply let him know that he would catch him when he jumped. Dustin has been an amazing father to his children, they have never had to doubt his love for them.  They have never had to wonder if he will be there to catch them when they jump.  He has given them no reason to doubt his love.

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