I think one of the biggest reasons people have difficulty believing in God is because they don't understand Him. ? You often hear doubting comments like, 'If there is a God then why and why and how could He allow...?' Perhaps if people were to invest true, sincere effort getting to know Him they'd discover a mindful Father molding his children for a higher purpose. ? Because, like it or not, believe it or not, agree with Him or not, He is God.
You know those little moments when an unexpected act or a spoken word affects your heart with sweet, satiating intensity - a simple gesture that possesses deep, personal meaning beyond what anyone realizes? ? You know those tender moments? ? That's God pressing his lips on your forehead and whispering
I've a habit of placing a happy-face or a frowny-face on my calendar, depending on what kind of day I've had. ? Often I slap a droopy circle in the box, discouraged by the things I failed to accomplish and the unpleasant encounters endured. ? But then, invariably, a wise muse stops to ask me these three questions: ? Did your children let you hug them today? ? ? Did you do a kind deed for someone? ? Anyone? ? Did God forsake you today? ? Then, my dear, despite your challenges, it was a good day after all. ? And, standing corrected, ? I twist that frowny-face upside down and smile.