What does it mean to be a good parent? There are probably thousands of answers to this question when you really consider it. But did you ever stop to think about how wonderful and wondrous God the Father is?
You can’t hope to bear fruit when you don’t care for the tree, so how can you hope to live the best life you can without having God by your side?
For those of you who are having a hard time getting in the Christmas Spirit or finding joy in your daily life, I understand. I tenaciously pursue God’s joy but have been like a treasure hunter searching for treasure in North America while using a map of Asia. Suffice to say, it’s not working out for me.
We were simply talking and it suddenly came out of my mouth without thinking. I expressed my hope in God and my trust in His divine providence and love. I thank God for such a beautiful gift. But that got me to thinking: what does it really mean to hope in God?