“Those who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders. From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy.” ( NLT). Sailor-Man and I left home early Thursday morning for yet another road trip. The wind blew and the rain pelted our car for the… [ read more ]
Posts Tagged: creation
Recapturing the Wonder of God
“Those who live at the ends of the earth stand in awe of your wonders. From where the sun rises to where it sets, you inspire shouts of joy” (NLT). Sunshine bathed my dining room one spring morning. Unbeknownst to me, its warmth melted the wrapped European chocolates sitting in a… [ read more ]
Lessons Learned from a Starfish
I cling to you; your strong right hand holds me securely. Psalm 63:8 NLT Gene and I left Vancouver last Monday to sail north to Quadra Island for a friend’s memorial service. We anchored in secluded coves along the way for the first four nights. One morning, when he pulled up the anchor, he… [ read more ]
God is Awesome
Come everyone! Clap your hands! Shout to God with joyful praise! For the LORD Most High is awesome. He is the great King of all the earth. ( NLT) We use the word “awesome” to describe a variety of things: a breathtaking sunrise, an entertaining movie, an unexpected good deal when paying for items… [ read more ]
What Does Creation Speak to You?
In a great chorus they sang, “Holy, holy, holy is the LORD almighty! The whole earth is filled with his glory!” NLT Watching the sun rise or set is, for me, a spiritual experience. It’s like sitting in the Creator’s art studio—at His invitation—and watching Him sweep His brush across nature’s canvas, creating… [ read more ]
When God Says, “Now”
On New Year’s Day I opened my Bible to . There, in the margin, I read the words I’d written sometime in the past: “God’s purposes may sometimes appear blurry, but He is always at work quietly behind-the-scenes. At some point He says, ‘Now.’ He takes action, and details begin falling into place in… [ read more ]
Why Should We Ponder the Deeds of the Lord?
A recent TV program showed an interview with an astronaut aboard the international satellite space station. The conversation focused on the breathtaking sunrises he enjoys. The miracle and majesty of Earth and its place in outer space, not to mention the mystery of the planets and galaxies among which it whirls, ought to leave us… [ read more ]