Just rambling around the home front here today, using these prompts from Scavenger Hunt Sunday:
Meet me at the corner:
Here’s the corner of my world where I like to meet with my friends, my family, my husband, and my Lord and Savior.
Nature Meets Technology:
I look about me in this place and see them meeting to mesh or clash, both below and above:
So, this, on the earth,
(I love when the nearby farmer cuts and rakes and bales the hay, and the rake tines flail into blurs, and the field becomes patterns of undulating lines.)
And this, in the skies
Where can I go from your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend into heaven, You are there…
One Step at a Time:
He added a second railing this spring, dear Husband did — to make my climb and decent surer, easier, as eyesight fades.
Even with 20/20 vision we can’t see the future beyond a step or two ahead, can’t know what might be waiting around the turn…
But He knows the way that I take; [When] He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold. My foot has held fast to His steps; I have kept His way and not turned aside.
What’s wrong with this picture?
Nothing, really. But the plexiglass storm door bends to fit in, and thus distorts its reflections. (Is there a parable in this?)
Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity.
-1 Corinthians 13:12, NLT
We plant trees around here. A lot. At least Husband does. And they grow (if the weather and the wild animals let them). This was just a tiny tad when its roots snuggled down into this ground. Now just look at it, standing so proud, growing into a mighty oak.
“They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor”