My granddaughters love to bake, and that means there will be flour on the floor along with an occasional gooey egg shell. It also means it will take twice as long as when I bake alone.
If my goal were simply to make cookies, I could do it easier, cleaner, and more efficiently without their help.
It makes me think about our Lord. He lets us make our messes, let’s us do things He could do easier without us.
God is willing to deal with the mess because we’re His children and He wants to help us grow and learn and be productive. And I imagine He enjoys it as much as I enjoy baking with my granddaughters.
“How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” 1 John 3:1
I am blessed to be featured on my friend Lori's blog today (9/4/12). Lori is a published author, editor of Reach Out Columbia, and an excellent writer. Take a look at her great blog called Be Not Weary.
1000 Gifts: I'm so thankful that God considers us (me) worth the mess!