I thought about the answer and this I know.
He is not a God who is far off.
The truth is - we can find Him early each new day.
We can find Him in the morning.
He’s already waiting for us before the night sky turns to dawn.
He’s already there waiting for us before our sleepy eyes are wide awake.
It is the place I meet Him with whispered words and grab His hand and never let go the rest of the day.
He is already there waiting for me. While my body needed a night’s sleep to rejuvenate, He never slept or wearied for one moment. He who never tires or sleeps refreshes me each morning.
There is nothing else that inspires me more than this experience each day - knowing the Lord is waiting for me, knowing that every morning He invites me to meet with Him, talk with Him, and go through my day with Him. It always begins with the dawn of each new morning.
In the quiet, waking moment of each new morning, before the rest of the world comes rushing in, I hear His voice and know He is near. The dawn of each new morning is not only where He waits for me. It is also where He waits for you.
Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, The Creator of the ends of the earth, Neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable.
He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep.
“Am I a God near at hand,” says the Lord, “And not a God afar off? Can anyone hide himself in secret places, So I shall not see him?” says the Lord; “Do I not fill heaven and earth?” says the Lord.
(The "mysterious" lights in the sky…are Christmas lights from the tree in the room where I took this picture through the window.)