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Papaw's Glasses!

Fun with our Grandson!

This is a picture of Ben when he was three years old. We have always had fun, playing chase, hide and go seek along with many other games. We would wrestle and eventually he would grab my glasses.

Over the years of being a grandfather I have had my glasses smudged, bent, smeared and thrown. It was a natural by product of wrestling with Papaw. At the same time it was an easy target for little hands when there was tickling and laughter.

Each one of our grandsons have taken the glasses and put them on. I want to see like papaw! Ben said in this picture, I am papaw! Then he smiled for this picture and chuckled. I loved it and so did Cathy. You can see the joy on Ben's face even though the glasses blurred his vision.

Our aging eyes need correction so both Cathy and I can see better. When Ben grabs the glasses today and puts them on he doesn't see so well. He realizes that my glasses change his view of the world. So now he takes them off.

There have been many times in our life that we have wanted to see from God's perspective. We wonder what he sees that that we are missing. Paul tells us in his letter to Ephesus that our hearts have eyes. But he prays that those eyes would be open and have a light cast on them. There is so much to know about God!

Ephesians 1:18 (NIV)
18 I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightenedo in order that you may know the hope to which he has calledp you, the richesq of his glorious inheritancer in his holy people,s

We pray that the eyes of your heart will be opened so you can see all that he has called you to do. May you be blessed today.

Cathy and Danny
www.deeperstillmissions.com
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o  Job 42:5; 2 Co 4:6; Heb 6:4
p  See Ro 8:28
q  ver 7; See Ro 2:4
r  ver 11
s  Col 1:12
  The New International Version. (2011). (Eph 1:18). Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan.
 

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