Have you ever seen the beauty of God’s creation and it took your breath away? Pictures never do spectacular views justice, but at least it serves as a reminder. Our mission team visited the municipal building in Ojitlan. We walked up a flight of stairs and were immediately struck by this view. I couldn’t speak, tears rolled down my face. I was so overcome with the beauty of it and with the gratitude of being allowed to see it… to feel it.
I haven’t traveled much in my life. I’ve been more places than some people, I’m sure… but far less than others. In life, we need to get out of our box and experience God’s creation. He made the world, yet we confine ourselves to small areas and rarely see what He has done. I know that there are many places in the world that we may not have the money or ability to see, but with some effort, there are many we can.
I knew that I was going to Mexico, but I didn’t know that we would see this volcano along the way…
I saw some of the most beautiful flowers…
You don’t have to go around the world to experience God’s creation. You will see more of it if you do, but there is creation all around us. Beautiful flowers, trees, butterflies, people, smiles, laughter. The key is to see it, to experience it, to feel it. To know that God made all things and that we are gifted with the ability to live amongst it all. Don’t take it for granted.
“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1
“God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning – the sixth day.” Genesis 1:31