When my sons were toddlers, they were so easily distracted (look: a squirrel!) that I often knelt down and gently placed my hands on their cheeks to help them listen.
“Look at me,” I’d say, waiting until their eyes met mine. Then I asked them, “What did Mommy say?”
Lately, I’ve felt God kneeling down, kindly pressing His hands to my cheeks. “Look at me,” He says. It’s not only a call to attention, but to single-minded devotion.
“Yes, Lord, ” I reply, taking my eyes off Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter–and focusing on Him.
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