The woods behind my house is waking up. Sprigs of green are shooting their way up through last year’s matted carpet, and swollen buds hint that my view is about to change from grey to vibrant. I never tire of this transition from death to life.
God has crafted an infinitely varied range of greens from pale honeysuckle leaflets to emerald meadow grass and the deep tone of delicate pine needles. All creation shouts his goodness and love, expressed in his infinite creativity. Psalm 92 offers words to carry with me on dew-soaked morning walks and a praise prompt for chill evenings on the trail with my lazy dog:
It is good to give thanks to the Lord, to sing praises to your name, O Most High; to declare your steadfast love in the morning and your faithfulness by night.”Psalm 92:1-2
It’s almost daffodil season here on the hill, but daisies can’t be far behind, and I’m challenged by G.K. Chesterton’s ponderings on our daisy-making God:
It may not be automatic necessity that makes all daisies alike;
it may be that God makes each daisy separately, but has never tired of making them.”
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May we never tire of giving thanks to him!
Pour out your praise words here this morning!
What evidence of God’s “steadfast love… and faithfulness” abounds in your world?
Holding you in the light,
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