INSPIRATIONAL AND MOTIVATIONAL STORIES ABOUT NATURE
We may be able to manipulate the hands of a clock but in life what is done cannot be undone and what is past is gone.
Migration has been God’s way of preserving His people, from the nomadic Israelites to modern man. Yes, nature will inform you -your Heavenly Father loves and values you more than even the birds whom He feeds daily and takes infinite care of.
There are some people who are created like that walnut and it takes a lot of time and processing to become all of what God made them to be. This should be a lesson in patience for us with slow growers until their developing and bearing process comes to fruition.
We are like the sunflower seed, in the right conditions, we look at the Son and follow Him, our hearts will grow and in due course we will bear much fruit.
The signs of transition are all about us. Do we recognize them? Do we desire, plan, expect and prepare for them?
In many ways it is much easier to understand spiritual concepts through metaphors and as an artist, I understand a lot more about God’s love through nature when I can see practical evidence than through mere words which do not capture my imagination, but often sound...
When we go through transitions, we are like trees that need to rest, to conserve and renew our energy, it is the end of that season in our life. We may even be transplanted if we move to a new location, this will take a long time before our roots settle down into the new soil and find their food and nutrients.
Take those happy memory snapshots to keep with you, but also learn to plan ahead for your future needs, which like a tree need time to grow. Remember the provision of God and the beauty in the variety of your inner and outer landscapes, you can grow with them and mature like those beautiful trees.
His lovingkindness and faithfulness begin anew every day (Lam:23), so even if we messed up yesterday, today is a brand-new day in His love and faithfulness. We are a new creation (2 Cor 5:7) so our past does not define us.