“We want in fact not so much a father in Heaven as a grandfather in heaven – a senile benevolence who as they say ‘liked to see young people enjoying themselves.'” ~ C.S. Lewis in The Problem of Pain
Had a good time with Gareth a while ago and watched him gradually fall asleep. Resisted all temptations to play with him because it’s time for him to sleep. There’s a time for everything. Gave thanks to God our Father for the joy of being a Father. And with Lewis’ thought tonight, I appreciate the Father Heart of God even more.
Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be Thy name ….