1 John 3:1-2.
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should becalled children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.
I think of God as my creator, and my very source of breath and life. And I know God as my spiritual Father, but don't often think about just what that means. My own father was quiet and kind, but with a safe temper. He was rather predictable, and could be counted on to follow through. Is this the kind of father God is to me? Certainly as a child of God, I can count on Him to provide for me just like my own father did. But I know there is much more to this relationship than our worldly ones. This will take more thought and discernment on my part to better understand.
Holy Lord, you are my ultimate Father, yesterday, today and tomorrow. Predictable in some ways, yet always doing something new with me. I am so thankful; help me, Lord, to better understand all you are to me. Amen