Gazebo Visiting

Sitting in the gazebo, talking with the Lord, I asked Him to visit with me, like my family and friends do. I remember, as a young Christian mom, wishing I could share some chocolate chip cookies with Jesus and we could visit. I had so much to learn; so many questions to ask.

Now, after all these years, I’m still longing for a visit with Him.

I know, from God’s answers through the years:

I’m to seek Him,

Be still and know that He is God,

Have a grateful heart,

Praise His Holy Name, and

Be aware of being welcomed into His presence, always and anytime.

As I sat in the gazebo, this is what my Heavenly Father taught me:

Being welcomed into His presence, basking in His encompassing love, is His gift to all of us because we are His and He delights in us. It is while we are in His Holy presence that we become “ready to receive” (those are the words I heard in my spirit, “ready to receive”) In His presence, we are open to receiving our Father’s instruction, His answers to our prayers, His comfort and His blessings.

Now I know, I will seek to stay in my Father’s presence, delightfully basking in His love, and praying that He will continue to help me to be ready to receive.

About dorissavanover

Wife, mom, mom-in-law, and grandma, I write stories of everyday blessings - those ordinary moments that become extraordinary when we become aware of being in God's awesome presence. Recently retired, I enjoyed twenty-eight years of employment as an executive assistant to a commercial real estate broker. I'm excited to have more time to write and share the wonders of living an abundantly fulfilling life; a life of having a real relationship with Jesus Christ, our Savior, the Son of our very loving Heavenly Father.
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2 Responses to Gazebo Visiting

  1. missed you for the last while – welcome back

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    • Thank you. My husband has been facing some challenging health issues and we are adjusting to a busier schedule – and taking the time to value and enjoy our moments together. I’ve missed my friends here at WordPress, too, and the encouraging posts from each of you. Enjoy blessings today!

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