Once, when I was about ten, my dad jumped into a river and swam among sharp rocks and white water rapids (at least that’s the way I remember it) to rescue… not me, but my beloved jelly shoe. The comfy plastic shoes were a beautiful red color, and I was quite proud of them. The current had slipped one off my foot while I played on the rocks, and seeing my dismay, Daddy had jumped in without a moment’s hesitation.
That’s just the sort of Dad I have. He would do anything to protect me—or my shoes! He is brave and strong, and loves to see me smile.
I have another Father who risked far more than white water to rescue far more than my shoe. He rescued my soul from a lake of fire. And so I smile. And my smile makes his smile spread and broaden in a Fatherly way, highlighting his greatness and beauty.

Do you live like it's true?

From the platform, the page, or the podcast microphone, I'm inviting you to open your Bible with me, drink deeply of the story it tells, then live like the story is true. 

Sign up today and get my latest (seasonal) Live Like It's True email, plus some welcome freebies and 20% off in my shop!

 

Great! Go check your email (or your spam) for something from shannon@shannonpopkin.com.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This