A Glimpse of Heaven

Elly&Me
There are those occasional moments in life that give us a glimpse of the sort of place Heaven will be. Peace and joy walking hand in hand with God.

I had one of those moments several weeks ago when our family went for a walk along the Minnesota River. My 6-year-old daughter, Elly, held my hand almost the entire walk (2+ miles). We talked and told jokes and explored and listened and smiled and dreamed together. For me it was one of those cherished moments.

I downloaded the pictures from that walk finally yesterday… and found that Kathy had captured this special moment. Thought I'd share it with you…

Blessings,

Ken

Ken Castor

Ken Castor is a husband, dad, pastor, writer and teacher. He serves as a professor at Crown College, Minnesota, where he equips students to pursue Jesus-Centered Faith and Next Generation Ministry. For 20+ years he's focused on equipping the next generations in places like the U.S., Canada, and Northern Ireland. He's the author of Grow Down (Simply Youth Ministry, 2014), Make a Difference (Broadstreet, 2016), the Blue-Letters Editor of the Jesus-Centered Bible (Group, 2015) and numerous other articles and Bible Study guides. But, whenever possible, he gets down on the floor and builds Lego with his kids. Connect with him @kencastor.

4 thoughts on “A Glimpse of Heaven

  1. Kids have a way of really clarifying some of those things. I remember one specific time when one of my boys woke up early so I went in and sat with them in the early morning. He fell back asleep and then I watched him as he woke up again. The first thing he did was smile and me and touch my face. Instantly I knew that God was teaching me something about the relationship I have with Him. It was like He was saying, “this is what I want from you” Anyway— awesome stuff.

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  2. That means a lot to me, Valerie. I think often about Lucy and wonder how grand her walk with God must be. Blessings to your amazing family! Thank you for leaving this comment!!!

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  3. Thank you for the reminder of walking with God. Your photo puts on a smile on my face as a glimpse into how Lucy is doing the same with good in Heaven.

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