When he took off the blindfold, he was in the middle of a thick woods and he was terrified! Every time a twig snapped, he visualized a wild animal ready to pounce. After what seemed like an eternity, dawn broke and the first rays of sunlight entered the interior of the forest. Looking around, the boy saw flowers, trees, and the outline of the path. Then, to his utter astonishment, he beheld the figure of a man standing just a few feet away, armed with a bow and arrow. It was his father. He had been there all night long.
Originally from Our Daily Bread, this story is found online at: http://www.christianglobe.com/Illustrations/theDetails.asp?whichOne=p&whichFile=protection
Brian Hedges is Senior Pastor of Fulkerson Park Baptist Church in Niles, MI.