If the night wasn’t so dark, we wouldn’t see the reality of stars. On the black canvas of what you’re going through, I see how your spirit shines. God is an artist, who creates beauty with contrast
If we could see the glistening threads of grace, the translucent stitches, and the angels zipping around making sure everyone holds together, we would realize this seemingly chaotic world is actually united by strands of pure love, crafted by the hand of God with wisdom beyond our capacity to fully appreciate.
It’s hard to see beauty when she’s dancing in the ashes of our broken dreams. But with chubby cheeks covered in soot, she’s always there kicking up dust, revealing an eternal perspective, which can be hidden but not destroyed.
Like a child looking out a smudged window at the world, I search for God in prayer. I see enough to want to go out and play.
Don’t worry, it’s ok to be shattered right now. God is really good at gathering fragments of broken hearts and rearranging them into one-of-a-kind mosaics. Creativity is His specialty. Our life experiences are raw materials. He never gets tired of making us even more priceless than we were before.
Loneliness is just God’s way of keeping you all to Himself. He’s like a child, who doesn’t want to share His favorites. Who else can you turn to when darkness closes in and no one’s in sight? It’s all part of His master plan … He wants to be the only shiny thing you can imagine. He wants you […]
If you gaze at the gruesome physicality of the cross long enough, you can begin to see past the horror of suffering- into the gorgeous treasure of graces within. Perfect Love cloaked Himself in the consequences of our actions to save us- could anything be more beautiful? If you have the courage to look, you […]