(yes this post was prepped a while back but not published)
I love Spring. I don't have many allergies, so I am not bothered by all of the pollen and such. What makes Spring so fascinating is the newness, the newness of life. I can not look anywhere and not see the handiwork of God. While driving to one day I noticed the above flowers, and returned to photograph them at different times during the day. I'm sure they have a name. They just appeared on the side of the road all over around the Benton / Bryant area.
As I saw them at different times of the day, I noticed the flower heads were moving with the sun. These flowers reveal their most beauty as they center all they are toward the sun, changing their position all day long. What lessons we can learn from nature!
It is so easy for us to become worried, distracted and burdened by what's going on around us. As a Christ follower it is my obedience to reflect His love at all times. Is it possible to reflect His love without constantly being centered ON His love? If I want the world to see the beauty of Christ...the beauty that I fell in love with and was drawn to, I must remain in a position that allows His love to be viewed and experienced. The Lord is in control...
28“And why worry about your clothing? Look at the lilies of the field and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, 29yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are. 30And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, he will certainly care for you. Why do you have so little faith?
Christ Follower, Husband, Father, Student Pastor, and Lover of all things Garlic and Bacon.