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Breathtaking sunsets Misty Mountains Azure waters Luminescence dancing about forest floors Falls crashing among Icelandic green Skies burning with purple and golden orange Then sings my soul, my Saviour God, to Thee: How great Thou art, how great Thou art! … Continue reading
Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world — to bear witness to … Continue reading
“Why did God create?…God was not inwardly lonely or personally empty; He was entirely self-satisfied, self-content, and self-contained. So God did not create because of some limitation within Himself… He created everything out of nothing in order to put His … Continue reading
God is God. I am not. He is the Potter, and he is certainly greater than you, the clay! Should the created thing say of the one who made it, “He didn’t make me”? Does a jar ever say, “The potter … Continue reading
… When it suits him, the peacock will face you. Then you will see in a green-bronze arch around him a galaxy of gazing haloed suns. This is the moment when most people are silent … “Amen! Amen!” an old woman … Continue reading
I would never have thought of dew. Or pachyderms. Or spiky-haired birds. I would never have thought of cool-night condensation after a warm day, forming glistening droplets on delicate leaves. Or of a nose with 40,000 muscles, so strong that … Continue reading
The God who made this and this and this made you. The God who fashions the molten glow of a golden sunset, who designs the mesmerizing gaze of a magnificent tiger, who suspends each whimsical, yet meaningful, rainbow among the … Continue reading
What if common daisies aren’t common at all? What if each dime-a-dozen daisy is actually a rare and exceptional masterpiece? What if, like each of the trillion other unique parts of creation — from microscopic dust particles to molecular DNA … Continue reading
Many mornings when I leave the house, head down, running late, thoughts whirring with lists of the duties of the day ahead, I’m stopped in my hurried tracks by the sound of a songbird’s lilting voice from leafy branches. God … Continue reading
I went with my daughter and her friends to the Georgia Aquarium last week, and of all the displays of underwater majesty there (dolphins, belugas, rays, penguins), I kept finding myself standing and gazing through the glass at the diminutive … Continue reading