that special gift
knowing that it would fill all your dreams
only to be disappointed?
Did you ever work and save for something
only to be let down
and feeling ripped off
Many things in life are like that
drawing us to look to the Only One
who can fill those empty places in our lives.
But sometimes as a loving Father He pours out His blessings
seeming to say, “I love you much much more that you can ever realize.”
I felt that way at York BeachMaine this past week.
Hour upon hour I gazed out on the vast sea
marveling at its always changing beauty.
Thinking about the vastness of God’s love for each and every one of us.
I walked the long beach in the early morning hours
water sparkling with diamonds
sun rising splashing my bit of the beach with its golden glow.
There were no disappointments here.
Once more I sensed Him whispering,
“There are never any disappointments in Me, Sharon.”
Where else can you turn
to never be disappointed?
Day after day my feet touched the wet sand
leaving footprints beside the ones left by the sea gulls and sand pipers.
My God is so great. So strong and so mighty there’s nothing my God cannot do.
We work and save
placing our change in the lovely pink rose teapot
longing to return to York Beach Maine.
We watch and grin as the teapot gets heavier and heavier.
We talk about it.
And even when we buy something
the words are often “We can wear this in Maine.”
But better than a thousands trips to Maine
is knowing the One Who created the vast beauty.
He thunders forth His Love again and again.
As the sea gulls ride the updrafts of air
and the sandpipers scurry along the sand
and the wind caresses your back
it all comes down to this
Yes, Jesus loves me
Yes, Jesus loves me
Yes, Jesus loves me.
The Bible tells me so.
You might never get to go to the beach
You might never see the ocean with your own eyes
But you can see Him.
He will meet you wherever you are today.
For He wants you to know Him.
Just open your eyes and see.
He’s closer than you think.