Creation is longing..

to be in His presence..the same way we are. Today as I was walking through the valley I suddenly saw everything around me in a new light. As I looked at the trees and plants.. I saw them reaching up to the Lord. It was as though they were showing me that they long for more in the same way we do. It was a surprising experience.

I love nature and try to get out into it as often as possible..I appreciate the beauty that lies just outside my front door..particularly when Spring begins to show its face in the flowers and lush green leaves of the trees. It is easy for me to remember that God created all of this .. it is a gift He gives us every day. Today was different because I could sense the longing of creation for its Creator. God seemed to be saying that as we long for Him  and reach for Him in that same way, He will bring growth to us and we will bear fruit for Him.

I saw this picture of how all creation, including us, waits for the day when all is as it should be. Even the plants and trees will be their perfect selves..everything will be made whole and beautiful. We live with this desire throughout our lives here and God wants us to live as fully as possible each and every day. But the truth is we will not experience life fully until that day when His work of redemption is complete.

I can live with that..knowing that He is working and bringing to completion everything and that someday the perfect world that we long for will be ours!

“Let’s hear it from Sky,
With Earth joining in,
And a huge round of applause from Sea.

Let Wilderness turn cartwheels,
Animals, come dance,
Put every tree of the forest in the choir—

An extravaganza before God as he comes,
As he comes to set everything right on earth,
Set everything right, treat everyone fair.” ( psalm 96:11-13)

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4 thoughts on “Creation is longing..

  1. God created in every one of us a yearning, a yearning that goes beyond what we can really comprehend; it can’t be fulfilled through success or the attainment of wealth or any physical thing. It is something that is spiritual in nature, something that speaks to our hearts; it’s contentment, joy, peace and perhaps also enjoying simple things like being out in a wooded valley or being with a few friends. It’s a gift from God.

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