Friday, April 11, 2008
Today I'm Looking !
Good morning everyone! And what a beautiful morning it is too. All this rain we are getting lately has made the grass an emerald green and the new baby leaves on the trees a beautiful lime green. And our favorite flowers of the year are in full bloom. We call them “wild honeysuckle” around here but I found out a few years ago they are actually wild azaleas. They are so beautiful in shades from a very pale pink to a bright candy pink. And the delicious smell……ahhhhhhh……you’d just have to smell them for yourself! There’s no way I can describe it. The dogwood trees have opened their cottony white blooms and look like a group of brides in white lace out in the woods. Purple wild violets clumped alongside the gravel roads turn the mundane into a thing of beauty. While admiring all this natural beauty and listening to the birds sharing a song with my delicate wind chimes, I began to think about the awesomeness of our God. A line from an old song came to my mind. You may remember it. “This is my Father’s world, And to my listening ears, All nature sings, and round me rings, The music of the spheres.” It’s just too wonderful for me to be able to take it all in and certainly too much for my mind to comprehend how God spoke all of creation into existence and has kept it in perfect order and maintenance ever since! And what an artist He is! Each season ….each day for that matter…..is a new masterpiece if we would just take the time to look at it. Some days I am a little blind to God’s handiwork but today I’m LOOKING! What has you “looking” today in your part of the world?