These two examples show how we can learn about God’s faithful nature to always be near and present to help us.
Three-year-old Kole was shaking, his bottom lip quivering. “I’m scared,” He whimpered too scared to hold his tiny fishing pole.
At this moment, my husband shared with Kole about our Friend, Jesus, who is always near to help us.
We had told him, “Jesus our Friend in heaven, but He is always near and loves to help.”
Kole said, “I want that friend to help me.”
His older sister repeated our earlier words to her, “You have to ask.” I nodded, “Yes, that is how it works, you have to ask.”
So, we asked Jesus to be Kole’s friend and help Kole not be afraid.
Then as three-year-old boys do, he got distracted by the gadgets on the boat. I noticed he wasn’t quivering anymore and asked if he was still afraid, or if it was gone.
He smiled and said, “It’s all gone.”
His sister’s eyes got big as she looked at me and…