Fall. I do love it. I would enjoy it thoroughly, without reserve, if winter weren’t right behind it, lasting FOREVER. I.seriously.hate.being.cold.all.the.time!
One of the things I love about fall is sitting by a fire.
I love sitting around the fire, whether it’s outside or inside beside the stove. I sit as close as I can to it and soak up the warmth, the brightness, and am mesmerized by watching the dancing flames.
Sitting by a fire is a place I never get tired of being. I just want to sit, stay, relax and hang out.
So I had a moment, a God moment, sitting by the fire. A light bulb moment for me.
God’s presence is like a fire.
His presence is warm. It’s comforting.
His presence draws me. It’s inviting.
His presence makes me alive and free. It’s never boring.
I can sit down as close as possible to the fire, or I can sit across the room or pull my chair way back.
God’s presence is the same way. It’s there whether I choose to get close or not. I can have the full benefit of His presence, or I can watch and feel from a distance. It’s my choice how much I receive from His outstanding offer of His presence with me.
I’m pulling up a chair…wanna join me?