Sorry to disappoint, but that is most certainly not a picture of baby Jaelynn. I am verging on feeling like a narcissistic grandma by posting so many pictures of my baby girl(s). I thought I'd switch gears today.
In case you don't know, the picture is of George Mueller. George Mueller is one of my favorite modern hero's of faith. I was reading Randy Alcorn's blog today and found the following story from the life of George Mueller:
Things looked bleak for the children of George Mueller's orphanage at Ashley Downs in England. It was time for breakfast, and there was no food. A small girl whose father was a close friend of Mueller was visiting in the home. Mueller took her hand and said, "Come and see what our Father will do." In the dining room, long tables were set with empty plates and empty mugs. Not only was there no food in the kitchen, but there was no money in the home's account.
Mueller prayed, "Dear Father, we thank Thee for what Thou art going to give us to eat." Immediately, they heard a knock at the door. When they opened it, there stood the local baker. "Mr. Mueller," he said, "I couldn't sleep last night. Somehow I felt you had no bread for breakfast, so I got up at 2 o'clock and baked fresh bread. Here it is." Mueller thanked him and gave praise to God. Soon, a second knock was heard. It was the milkman. His cart had broken down in front of the orphanage. He said that before the milk spoiled, he would like to give it to the children.
Randy Alcorn closed the above story on his blog by saying, "What a powerful reminder that prayer is never secondary, it's always primary. It's not the last recourse, when options run out; it's the first and best recourse."
Will you join me in making prayer primary so we can "come and see what our Father will do?"
Speaking of "seeing what our Father can do".....here is today's picture of baby Jaelynn (sorry--I couldn't help myself!!)