Posts tagged ‘creation’
Do you reverence creation? Or is it only background? God might think differently – God would kneel down.
I think God might be a little prejudiced.
For once He asked me to join Him on a walk
through this world,
and we gazed into every heart on this earth,
and I noticed He lingered a bit longer
before any face that was
and before any eyes that were
And sometimes when we passed
a soul in worship
God too would kneel down.
I have come to learn: God
– St. Francis of Assisi, Love Poems From God, translated by Daniel Ladinsky
Let us ask ourselves today, “How is creation a gift to me?” and “How am I a gift to creation?”
God also said: “See, I give you every seed-bearing plant all over the earth and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food; and to all the animals of the land, all the birds of the air, and all the living creatures that crawl on the ground, I give all the green plants for food.” And so it happened. God looked at everything he had made, and he found it very good. Evening came, and morning followed–the sixth day.
– Genesis 1:29-31