Having been my mother’s child for…well…all my life, I know what to say and do to get her undivided attention. And being the middle child for the last 33 years of my life, I have time tested knowledge of how to gain both parents’ attention. Likewise, as He who created me and knew me even before I was formed in my mother’s womb, God comprehends what it takes to turn my focus exclusively towards Him.
My life verse is, thou O’ Lord are a shield about me, you’re my glory and the lifter of my head. I won’t get into the reasons for each piece of this scripture that speaks to me, but what I will emphasize is ‘the lifter of my head,’ portion. I absolutely love that visual. I imagine a parent, getting down on the child’s level, placing their fingers under the child’s chin and lifting it so that the child can look nowhere else except into the eyes of the parent.
The lifter of my head.
As I navigate my way through this wonderous time of spiritual growth and shiftings, I acknowledge that He has abducted my focus, my energies, my very being, and has lifted my head to raise my eyes to meet His. I cannot turn my head to the left or the right. He knew exactly what to do to get my ABSOLUTE attention. The Father has lifted my head to look into His eyes and now that He has seized my attention...