Nature’s Beauty

31EF8DAD-8E12-4892-8095-61830FF66F70“The heavens proclaim the glory of God. The skies display his craftsmanship.”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭19:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬

Nature’s Beauty

What a Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong describes it perfectly—the beauty that is all around us. Often we take it for granted. Now is the perfect time to take a walk outside and experience this awesome world. Be amazed again as when you were a young child. The wonder is still there when we are not distracted. Gaze at the endless sky, watch the sway of the trees as you feel the wind, and listen to the birds sing. Quiet yourself as you release the pressures of society and absorb the gentleness of the air. Let the sun or rain sprinkle you with delight and witness the glory of a loving God.

Flowers

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“Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.”
‭‭Luke‬ ‭12:27‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Flowers are truly an expression of the miracle of nature. In their short life, they bring Love into our mist. We often express love, peace, hope, kindness, comfort and joy with our gift of flowers.

Different flowers have meant different things to various cultures over time. For example, the lotus has spiritual significance to some Eastern religions. The rose often represents true love. Whatever the case, flowers can often help elicit very positive effects.

Bluebird of Happiness

B6B18BD9-358B-4AAA-AF30-00388C2BA131.jpegThe bluebird is a symbol of happiness, joy, delight, prosperity and good health. The Iroquois tradition says that they ward off the icy power of Sawiskera, the spirit of winter. They were originally coined the “bluebird of happiness” by Maurice Maeterlinck in his 1908 play. Even modern songwriters have portrayed bluebirds as muses. Some believe they bring messages from angels and the spirit world. Whatever the case, they are beautiful and like many things in nature, bring joy to our hearts. Don’t forget to celebrate National Bluebird of Happiness Day on September 24!