“Taste and see that the Lord is good.” Psalm 34:8
Thanksgiving is my most favorite holiday of the year. Always has been. There’s just something about the season that makes me so grateful.
It’s not the dinner, or the parade, but the way the house feels with people in it for whom I’m most grateful.
I love being able to do nothing or something with the ones that matter most in my world.
In a season and culture that glorifies and exalts busy and burnout, I really love that this day is all about just being. Being together. Being grateful. Being full.
There are so many things to be thankful for this year.
Most of all, I am thankful that the Lord is good. There is never a time when He is not going to be good. There are times when His goodness will be misinterpreted, but never a time when He’s not good.
I wonder, have you tasted it?
If David invites us to taste it, have you put a ladle full on our plate and taken a big bite? But maybe it’s not a big bite that you need. I envision this with my kids and a food they are unsure of. They don’t take a spoonful, they put the tiniest amount on their spoon that they can and then they barely put any of that on the tip of their tongue to see if they are in agreement. YEP, IT’S GOOD!
The trouble with us and tasting to see if the Lord is good is that so many of us are stuck in the testing stage. We’re still standing there trying to sample all the different ways he might be considered good.
Like a box of chocolates that you’re unsure if you’ll like each one. Just take a bite out of all of them and discover the ones you love, only to find out, it’s all delicious!
Taste it, buy in. He’s good and He’s always going to be.