As I was about to share with you one of the most “Too Good to be True, but it is True” facts about God’s Love to His little flock of Dumbo sheep, my soul was feeling the Morning Dew glistening on my heart and welling up in my eyes. When you have lived a life of failures and disappointments and something Miraculous happens to you, it’s just like Christmas morning as a child.
“He’s making a list, checking it twice; gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. . .he knows if you’ve been bad or good so be good for goodness’ sake.” Based on that criteria, my stocking would always be stuffed with coal. One year I asked Santa for a train set. I went to bed on Christmas eve so excited about waking up the next morning. I could hardly sleep. The new morning came, as it always does, and as I made my way down the hallway towards the living room, I could hear the sound of the train rolling down the tracks. Oh, was I wide-eyed when it came into view. Hearing it first, then seeing it for myself. Santa was gracious to me.
“And God is able to make all grace, every favor and earthly blessing, come to you in abundance; so that you may always and under all circumstances, and whatever the need, be self-sufficient. . . possessing within the Gift of Himself to you, a union with the Creator; therefore requiring no outside aid or support and furnished in abundance for every good work and donation of Love to others.” This verse is from the New Testament in the ninth chapter of 2 Corinthians.
When Abraham was 99 years old and his wife Sarah was 90, God told him that he would be the father of many nations. They were not able to have children. They were both barren. However, “What is impossible with man, is possible with God.” They had a son whose name was Isaac. God kept His promise to them. Only He can create something from nothing. . .Beautiful Lilies in the desert.
Man is born barren, even to the self-knowledge of how utterly barren he is. It’s a well-kept secret; but at the appointed time, when God’s Eternal Will turns the page of a new day, He reveals all the secrets to His little flock of sheep. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, those that mourn, the meek of the earth, those who hunger and thirst for something more than what this world has to offer; those who are without strength. . .they shall be comforted; they shall inherit the earth; they shall be filled; they shall fly on wings like eagles; they shall inherit the Riches of the King.”
Are you ready (lower case r); He is the Source of Readiness (Capital R). Are you willing (little w); He is the Spring of Willingness (Heavenly W). Are you able (only in your dreams,a); He is the Ocean of Ability and Strength, the Omnipotent One. “He Who spared not His Own Son, but gave him up for us all; will He not therefore in giving His Son, freely give us all things.” Freely give all things; freely receive all things. Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to His Love I cling.
“Thy people shall be willing, in the day of Your Power, clothed in the Beauty of the Colors of The Rainbow; equipped and furnished to fight the good fight, to live the good life and to soar above the troubles of life.” Ready, Willing and Able. Fly Dumbo, Fly!