GOD SPEAKS TO ME THROUGH CREATION. Throughout the year I watch God’s creation from my breakfast table. During the winter months, the birds visit my bird feeder and birdbath. The birds “neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns” (Matt. 6:26), yet they trust and do not worry. …
Take some time today to notice the beauty of God’s earth and to join its living mystery.
Creating God, you created the birds, the mushrooms, the sea monsters of the deep–and you created me. open my eyes, my ears, and my senses today that I may become one with your living mystery. Amen.
- Beth A. Richardson
The Uncluttered Heart
From p. 82 of The Uncluttered Heart: Making Room for God During Advent and Christmas by Beth A. Richardson. Copyright ;copy; 2009 by Upper Room Books. All rights reserved. Used by permission. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.
Where do you hear the voice of God? Share your thoughts.
After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers.
Luke 2:46-47, NRSV
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