On repeated walks with Grandpa, a child discovers many things in nature that become favorites. However, Grandpa knows that his favorite thing about the walks will always be his grandchild. Read this story to a special child in your life and find joy in sharing God’s creation.
Inspired by Psalm 65 and 66, Walking with Grandpa is a labor of love written by Marilyn Hubler and beautifully illustrated by her daughter Ericka Taylor. Grandpa, who faithfully tells his children and grandchildren of the mighty works of God’s creation, is Marilyn’s husband Craig.
God formed the mountains by his mighty strength. He quiets the raging oceans and all the world’s clamor. In the farthest corners of the earth the glorious acts of God shall startle everyone. The dawn and sunset shout for joy! He waters the earth to make it fertile. The rivers of God will not run dry! He prepares the earth for his people and sends them rich harvests of grain. He waters the furrows with abundant rain. Showers soften the earth, melting the clods and causing seeds to sprout across the land. Then he crowns it all with green, lush pastures in the wilderness; hillsides blossom with joy. The pastures are filled with flocks of sheep, and the valleys are carpeted with grain. All the world shouts with joy, and sings
—Psalm 65:6-13 (TLB)
Sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing of his glorious name! Tell the world how wonderful he is. How awe-inspiring are your deeds, O God! How great your power!
—Psalm 66:1-2 (TLB)