The older I get, the more often I hear the question: Don’t you remember how it used to be?
This question was repeated several times this morning in a conversation, and it reminded me of a tender scene in The Lion King when Mufasa challenges Simba: “Remember who you are. You are my son, and the one true King. Remember who you are.”
Like Simba, there are times we need to remember who we are—We are children of the King. This is not some simple mantra to be repeated; it is a truth full of practical applications when, like Simba, you lose your way.
When you truly realize you are a child of the King, you can:
- Worry less by spending more time in prayer as you turn your problems over to God.
- Stand tall when you feel like you are in over your head; God is in it with you.
- Remember that God is bigger than any of your problems.
- Be certain that you will never be so lost that you can’t be found.
- Be assured that when you feel like no one likes you, God still loves you.
As a child of the King, God speaks to you and says: I will hold your right hand: Fear not, I will help you.