The air was soft and light
A moon glowed amber bright
Stardust illuminated in the night
As fireflies danced through the air
Then set down on rose petals fair.
The trees in the field clap their hands
As the tapestry of dawn expands
When the voice of the forest took delight
A majestic eagle wings took flight
High above the beach and sand.
The crash of waves’ loud roar
While fiddle crabs dart on the shore
As the sun sends darkness away
And night turns into day
All by the grace of our Savior.[/pullquote4]God allows us to participate with Him in His creation and so the creative nature of God is reflected in the creative nature of humanity. God’s creation implies sovereignty and sovereignty implies submission and submission implies responsibility and a need for grace. Spiritual environmental stewardship is everyone’s responsibility. As the Creator of all, God watches over us all. Psalms 24.1 says, “The earth is the LORD’s, and the fullness thereof; the world, and all who live in it.” It is by His grace that we are allowed the privilege of residing in this great and glorious garden we call earth.
Take a moment to survey the beauty of His creation and give thanks. Whether you visit the Grand Canyon or simply see it in a photo, remember that God placed it there for you to enjoy. When I take time out of my busy schedule to smell a rose, watch the sparrows or stand at the edge of a stream, it brings hope into my life and I realize that the same God who has the power to create, has the same great hope for all of his children.
You give life to everything, and the multitudes of heaven worship you” (Nehemiah 9:6).
Hope is the scent of the rose and the seed for every hungry bird.
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