As a Child - Thursday, December 20, 2012 | Daily Word

As a Child - Thursday, December 20, 2012 | Daily Word


As a Child
WITH THE FAITH OF A CHILD, I OPEN MY MIND AND HEART TO THE KINGDOM OF GOD.
For a child living in a cold climate, the first snowfall is a gift of wonder. Christmas lights sparkling against a snowy backdrop create a storybook scene. But whether children live in a cold region or the tropics, they are fully open to the joy of the season, free of worries, and filled with expectations of good.
When I set aside my concerns, I become like a child. I open to the wonder of God’s kingdom. My faith anticipates only good and I easily discover it. Even when my days are filled with responsibilities, I can take a moment to feel grateful for all God has provided. I am God’s child, and with the faith of a child, I delight in the wonder of God’s kingdom.
Let the little children come to me … for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs.—Luke 18:16

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