Scripture: “Because of the hope which is laid up for you in heaven …” Colossians 1:5
Riding Amos is heavenly! I love horses and to be on a wooded trail on horseback is heavenly. All the hours that I will spend with Amos will be so that we can go trail riding. The training is all preparation for him and I to enjoy the ride. Even the trailer loading training, which is nerve wracking for any horse, is done with trail riding in mind. When he backs out of that trailer, he knows it is time for a heavenly trail ride. I am not sure what he enjoys best, my company? Probably not, rather the company of other horses that are there getting ready for the trail ride as well.
The irony of it all is that when Amos was born and started his “training” he had no comprehension of what trail riding was all about. And through all the years of training he had no idea what a trail ride was until he finally got to participate and go on one.
You and I are in training for our arrival at our heavenly home. Although we know in part where we are going, I don’t think we have any comprehension of what this “heavenly” place is or what it is all about. Not even the best of theologians can agree on this one. I know I am excited to know what my heavenly Father has in store for me for eternity. Wouldn’t it be sad to screw up my training here on earth and miss it!
Prayer Thought: I pray that today I will be a good student.