Skip to main content

He Sees My Heart


I had my grandson over the weekend and as much as I love him and enjoy spending time with him, I pretty much looked like this by Sunday morning. 
Ok  I looked a tad bit worse. ( Just keeping it real)
My little grand precious is almost 8 months old and he's cutting teeth. 
Needless to say he (we) did not sleep very well the two nights he stayed with his Honey.

However in spite of our lack of sleep, he had his moments when he would look at me, flash that beautiful smile and laugh with delight regardless of how awful my appearance had become. 
Messy hair.....
No make up........
Circles under my eyes the size of the Grand Canyon......
Sweats covered in baby food that did not quite make it to his mouth....
 Did I mention the spit up?
And.........
He loves me just as I am !


At such a tender young age my grand precious sees my heart and knows the love I have for him. It's not my outward appearance. 
( Thank goodness, as I had the "ran over by a mac truck " look all weekend)

The same goes with our daddy God. He doesn't look to our outward appearance. 
He doesn't love us based on our messy hair do.....
Or our dingy clothing.
Neither does He look to the stains we may still  carry from the worlds spit up in our lives.

I have learned over time even my internal messiness doesn't sway his love for me. 
Through my self doubt, my fear of rejection, my lack of self love when I fall in life,  he pours more of his love out and over me. 
From my scars of days gone by, to the unconditional love I have rooted and planted deep within, he sees my heart in its entirety. 

1 Samuel 16:7
"For the Lord sees not as man sees:
 mans looks on the outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart. "


It does not matter what my outside appearance may look like, or my inside one for that matter, He sees past all the junk and sees my heart, the heart he created when he formed me in my mother's womb. ( Jeremiah 1:5)

I am forever grateful in a world that can not see past my outward.....
I have a daddy God who does. 
(And a grandson as well )


He sees my heart...........


xoxoxo
Stacey




Comments

Post a Comment

Your Sweet Comments Are Loved~

Popular posts from this blog

I Don't Know Her Name........

 Over the weekend, I was blessed to travel with an amazing group of people to my home away from home, Cleveland Texas.  It is there supplies were brought and large cooking pots were fired up to cook and serve the community members after hurricane Harvey marked this town with his damaging winds and flooding rain. Serving and caring for those who have suffered a great loss tends to pull on the strings of my heart, however this precious lady not only pulled on my heart strings, her meek and humbleness has lodged a place in the depth of my soul. 

I had watched her walk through the church parking lot, shoulders slumped, her foot steps appearing to be in slow motion with her eyes scanning for someone to talk to. There was softness about her; a presence of need.  She asked if she had to register to gather the supplies she needed. After explaining to her she did not need to register and was welcome to take anything she needed, she humbly began to take a few items, she did not want to take …

Fresh Bread

Photo Credit: Clem Onojeghuo
Give us this day our daily bread.......  The smell of fresh baked bread never fails to have my mouth watering and my nose on high alert, not to mention the warm savory taste each bite brings with melted butter dripping over and drizzling down my finger tips. To say I love fresh bread is an understatement at the very least. Bread that gives me nourishment is not to be wasted, and neither is the spiritual bread my daddy God has for me.

The last week or so, when my alarm starts ringing and before my eyes are open, I ask the Lord to give my daily bread. A fresh word, a warm aroma, and a sweet taste of his bread (word) to begin my day. Now I must be honest and say I am far from a morning person. I am not the "jump out of bed, feet hit the floor running, birds chirping" kinda girl. I am a " hit the snooze button 5 more times, slowly sit up , and pry my eyes open with a crow bar" kinda girl.  And thankfully my daddy God knows this, after all …

When God Says Go, Will You Go?

Photo Credit: Greg Raines
Remembering the story of Jonah , God instructs him to go to the city of Nineveh and preach against it because of all the wickedness there. However Jonah fled from the Lord and ran in the opposite direction. After being thrown into the sea and swallowed by a giant fish for three days, Jonah cries out to the Lord and is then spat up from the belly of the fish to go and do as he was instructed.

Jonah 1:1-3
The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, : Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me." But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to Tarnish, paid the fare and went down into it to with them to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord.

I still have a time wrapping my head around the fact Jonah was in the belly of a fish for three days. I can not fathom the intense grossness of it all. Can you? Had he gon…