God’s efficiency

God is not efficient – at least in human terms. Flowers are delicately and sometimes flamboyantly beautiful. God lavished His creative powers on these very ephemeral plants (Matthew 6:28-30). It’s like Monet spending weeks on a painting, knowing that the canvas would degrade the day he finished. A shepherd lost one of his hundred sheep. […]

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Listen everywhere

“Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track” (from Proverbs 3). It’s really easy to miss God’s voice. As I go about my day, I get so caught up in the details of everything on my plate that I ignore what God is […]

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God never gets bored

We’ve really enjoyed watching Our Planet, a relatively new TV series. My overwhelming feeling in watching the show is amazement. God’s creativity is incredible. The way that whales work together to catch their prey is a work of art and beauty. Some of the smallest creatures display the efforts of a master painter. The series […]

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Listening to the right sources

Jon recently shared the value of audibly telling our souls to rest. I thought a lot about that, as I love to consume information. Most Saturday mornings, I wake up too early and enjoy the weekend edition of a national newspaper over a slow breakfast, before anyone else in the house is awake. I gravitate […]

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It gets messy

“Creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay.” Romans 8:21 Almost everything on this planet is not the way it should be. Yes, there’s beauty in a lot of what’s out there, but there is freedom in realizing that when we see things that […]

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