We all know the story of Jesus and Peter walking on water. We have imagined what Peter must have felt to walk upon the waves and fall into fear, despite his Savior being in front of him. Often our fear can blind us to the reality that Jesus is standing on the waves with us. The promise of our faith is that we have not been abandoned, even when the waves are taller and bigger than we.
Jesus, strip away from me the fear that I am alone out here in the waves.
Tear the veil from my eyes and let me see you there with me,
no matter how high the waves may seem.
Remind me daily that I am dancing on the waves with you by my side.
May our encounter out on the waves carry me through all my moments
of pain and doubt.
Jesus, may I always know that you are dancing on the waves with me.
Read Matthew 14:22–33 today and envision yourself as Peter out on the waves. What would you say to Jesus? Allow your time with this Scripture passage to illuminate for you the moments in which Jesus has walked on water with you, despite your fear.