The God Who Sees Me
El Roi, the God who sees me is found in Genesis 16, in the story of Hagar. It says, “She gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.”
Long before I even knew who Hagar was, I met the God who sees me, too. I was a pretty melancholy and lonely kid, not unlike Hagar, and I used to talk to God. One day I looked up and someone had carved the initials “icu” in a tree. It was a sign I tell ya, and I still think of it often. God has His own “intensive care unit” for our souls, as in giving us just what we need, at just the right time.
I’ve clung tightly to that “I see you” of long ago and I still believe…
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