Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Seeking God

Tonight I blog by candlelight....citronella candlelight. It's a beautiful night, and I hope to enjoy it for a while before the bugs chase me back inside.

The sun has set and the stars are beginning to take their place in the sky beside the nearly-full moon. The cricket chorus is becoming progressively louder, and random neighborhood dogs are checking in with a bark.

Inside, there are dishes to unload and rooms that need to be vacuumed. The laundry is washed and folded, but some still needs to be put away. My kids' rooms lie vacant awaiting their return.

So, outside, I sit. Moment by moment I am reminded of God's presence in my life. And, while I know He is equally present within the walls of my home, it is within nature that I feel Him most - and, of course, within the words of a song.

Sometimes, I need to feel him more strongly. And so, I seek Him... I go to the places where I have undoubtedly felt him before. I play music - I sing and I sign. I sit quietly. I pray and I listen. And He meets me.

Great is Thy faithfulness, Lord, unto me.

Thank You, God!

1 comment:

Susan said...

God has always been more apparent to me in nature, too. I remember my dad once saying, "how could you ever be bored when there is one blade of grass left to be explored?" Seems like I'm a lot like he was. : }