I’m also certain the Lord observes the whole field. He paces the dugout with a perfect understanding of the best play to get me out of the inning. Through the Spirit’s promptings he signals me the whole time. But I’m not looking over.
There was a time when I even questioned getting married and having kids at all--I was leaning toward it being a bad idea. No one who was married seemed happy through my teenager eyes. But then I saw the beautiful example a peculiar family; they were like nothing I'd ever seen. They loved, and laughed, and played and seemed genuinely happy. I wanted to know why.