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Jul
26

a walk

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Having just moved into the new place a couple of days ago, we are still settling, unpacking, cleaning, organizing, etc. But we took some time out this weekend to pray as a family in our home and out in our community. As we were walking along, something simple, yet beautiful happened.

My youngest daughter has been praying for a couple of years now thanking the Lord for such a wonderful day and usually praying that He would have a wonderful day as well. But as we walked along in our community praying for our neighbors, she began to pray that our neighbors would see Christ in us…that they would come to Him…that He would touch their lives.

It was a blessing for me to be walking along, holding her hand as we agreed in prayer for what God may do in our community.┬áIt was a blessing to see her self-focused prayers switch to be prayers about seeing God’s glory revealed so that those that are around us may come to Him. During this time she had learned something from me and I was learning something from her.

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Comments

  1. kylegoen says:

    It is wonderful when we see our kids begin to grasp a missional Christ-centered life. Thanks for the writing.

  2. almost says:

    I appreciate it Kyle. And yes, it is beyond words to see them grow in their understanding and obedience in all areas–especially in the things Christ calls us to.

    I look forward to being with you soon!

  3. Jesse says:

    I love that girl!

  4. almost says:

    She loves you too!

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