Anyone who has had the joy of watching children grow up will never forget that special moment when they first start walking. It was probably no more than a few stumbling steps. For such steps to happen something is usually needed, a caring adult close at hand to catch the child when they fall. The knowledge that someone is there to offer support is all important, giving children the confidence they need as they move forward on the journey of life. So it is with God. He is always there watching over us, ready to offer a helping hand in times of need, to lift us up when we stumble, to comfort us in sorrow and reassure us in times of fear. Even in death, those arms are there, enfolding us as we are led to life eternal.
God delights in us as much as we do in our own children, and whether we see it or not, we rest secure in his everlasting, ever supporting, arms.
With love in Jesus