Feeling like a Nine Year Old…

IMG_0550For about a week and a half… A conversation has resonated in my mind…

I was in the car on the way to a birthday party… The nine year old girl in the backseat said, “Will we have to pay for tickets to the Beyoncé concert?!”…

Her aunt and I immediately giggled… And then I said, “Sweetheart, between your aunt and father… You’ll never have to pay for a concert ticket”…

Now the girl is only nine… Meaning she hasn’t quite realized who her father is yet… It hasn’t registered with her that she has benefits that most children will only dream about…

She has yet to “get” that she is capable of asking for so much… And that she doesn’t have to worry about going without.

Right now… I feel like this nine year old…

I am still discovering who my Father in Heaven is… I don’t always see that I am capable of asking for so much… I don’t always see that He owns everything… It hasn’t clearly registered with me that it’s His good intention to give me the Kingdom… And that He delights in seeing me happy.

Because… Like so many… Our mindsets aren’t in a place of royalty… We believe we have to hustle and work hard… That we have to prove that we are a child of God…

But… Like this nine year old… I truly believe I am going to realize who I am as a child of God… And I believe that when I do… Well I’ll begin to realize I never ever had anything to worry, fear or be anxious about…

I believe I’ll see my Father in a new way… For who He is and how He works… For the things He does for those He loves…

And, how effortless it is for Him to just “get” the Beyoncé tickets…

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