Sunday, March 28, 2010
A Peaceful Rest
All to often we are so consumed with life and the issues of life that we forget to take time to enjoy the simple things. We actually can become so routine to hearing and seeing these things that we don’t appreciate their beauty. I believe nature is full of beauty. Just the sounds of nature can lead one into a peaceful rest of serenity if one allows themselves to rest in it.
One thing that is quieting to my soul is just stopping and sitting awhile to just listen to the sounds of nature in my backyard. I love to listen to the communication of the birds in my backyard. It is almost spring here, so they are getting more and more intense in their communications. It is like they are sweetly stating, "look, look... get ready!" Life is about to spring forth! It is time for a new beginning of flowers blooming and all of nature refreshing itself again for our enjoyment and pleasure.
Isn’t it amazing how intricate and beautiful God made everything! And He gave it all to us. He created all nature and its beauty for us to behold and enjoy. Nature is God’s artwork and astounding design. It is a capture of His inward beauty.
If nature sings such beautiful songs to us here on earth, one can only imagine what heaven will be like.
All Writing and Art by ©Tonya Ashe
Picture taken by my beloved Father, ©Larry Ashe