Keys of Royalty

Talk about revelation-overload! Over the past few days, God has been teaching me a lot, and all of it has been good, but this will be about “one” of the things He taught me, but there’ll be more to come.

On Tuesday, we arrived at our hotel (Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa), which was attached to Disney California Adventure Park. Scott had picked this one in particular because they offered the purchase of massages, facials, etc., and the other hotels didn’t. [Yes, I was at Disneyland for three days, and during my stay, I was blessed with an hour long Swedish massage and an hour long facial that, supposedly, made me look younger.] Right off the bat, God was teaching me. Continue reading

A Father’s Presence

Since Scott’s been staying with us, the past few days have been really nice. Kyle and Katie aren’t able to see their daddy that often, so when he comes to town, we make sure to spend as much time together as a family as possible. It is so fun to watch all of them interact, but last night, it was particular fun to listen to Kyle and Katie.

We’re all in the living room/kitchen/dining room area, and Kyle and Katie were closer to the kitchen, chatting, planning, scheming about Disneyland. They’re close anyway, but when their father’s in town, they seem closer, happier, more sure of themselves, and I woke up this morning with a revelation: of course they’re more like themselves; they’re in the presence of their father! And then God began to reveal to me how all HIS kids act, when they’re in His Presence. Continue reading