Total attention. Focused completely and fully. Like a child at play.
We rarely give anyone our full and complete attention. We have short attention spans. Bound as we are by space and time constraints. Others are lucky to get our commercial break time.
"If you then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!"
(Luke 11:13 NIV).
STRENGTH FOR THE JOURNEY
"Watch me, dad!" "Look at what I can do." "Did you see me jump?" "Didn't I do well?"
Our Father is FULLY PRESENT to every child He has. He is NOT bound by space and time, so He can literally focus on each of us all the time. With His wholehearted, thoughtful Spirit.
And what a difference His Presence quietly re-creates.
Now, if I can just learn to be a little more present to Him...