For what great nation has a god as near to them as the Lord our God is near to us whenever we call on him? Deuteronomy 4:7 (NLT)
Relate: Almost weekly, my youngest child has “the worst day ever.” Now, the day could be jam packed with special attention, fun activities, and her favorite foods, but, if something doesn’t go her way at the end of the day, she will proclaim it to be the worst day ever. She forgets all the good of the day, and she goes to bed unhappy and sad. Feeling, perhaps, unloved, disappointed, or undervalued.
It breaks my heart when this happens. I talk to her about all the fun parts of the day and the importance of learning to focus on the good instead of the bad and being content with what we have instead of always wanting something more…
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