Some days are harder than others. We face challenges. We fight issues that change the course of the day. Perhaps a loved one is sick or we ourselves deal with chronic pain, and healing has not yet come.
Or maybe we watch others never seeming to experience hardship, as we face them daily, perhaps even for years.
Know this: Through it all, Father God sees you. He loves you. You don’t have to measure up to any standard but His. He’s not looking at the struggles; He’s looking st your heart.
Even when all you can do is simply be, you are loved by God.
It doesn’t look the same for someone else as it might for you. He knows the trials, the pain, the weaknesses before you. He knows you are overwhelmed. He doesn’t expect you to be a super hero. He invites you to trust His hand and rest in His arms.
Maybe no one else will hear or see, but God sees you. You, seemingly little not-as-successful-as-another you, you matter to Him. He hears every prayer, He sees every tear. He is a Father, and He loves you better than anyone else ever could.
Even if life is such a challenge that all you can do is simply be with Him, He’s okay with that. He knows you inside and out, through the good and the difficult. He wants your heart more than your performance.
Many others are out busily doing for every other purpose under the sun, but even in the difficulties before you, you are still pressing into Him. By the very nature of your call for help, you are drawing near to Him!
Just being with Him. This counts far more than you know, beloved. It counts with Him! Your mind and heart turned to Him is more precious than all the world in His eyes. You are His precious and dearly beloved son or daughter.
He cares for you better than any earthly parent, pastor, mentor or friend could manage to muster up. He pours His love upon you. Our Abba sees you, His beloved child.
Even when all you can do is simply be with Him, He loves you and He cherishes every moment. You are His beloved one, in whom He delights.