About this event:
Samuel tells his own story
“As I sat at my window watching the rain fall on the leaves, I reflected on how much I had been through since my cancer diagnosis. Five rounds of chemotherapy, a bone marrow transplant, and six months in the hospital had left my body, mind, and soul exhausted. My world had become gray, dark, and lonely. I prayed for something, anything, to lift my spirits.
As the rain hit the leaves, I felt my prayer being answered. The droplets splashed and sparkled in the air, catching bits of light refracting to make an array of colors. With the wind moving through the trees, the branches danced and swayed; loud cracks of thunder sounded almost like a rhythm.
In the world that I thought of as gray and dark, music and color rivaled even the most beautiful language of this Psalm (Psalm 104:10-28). I just had to open my eyes to look for it.”
Isaiah 6:3 says “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty’ the whole earth is full of his glory.”
In the midst of all you are going through, stop and take the time to notice what God has done for you.
Open your eyes to see the beauty of His creation that sits before us every day.
The world is shining with the radiance of our Creator and all we have to do is open our eyes to see it.
Discover the monarch butterfly that just floated by your window. Bask in the shade of a bright blue sun lit sky enjoying the fresh breeze flowing across your face. Stop and enjoy the smile of a young child who doesn’t know what a pandemic means, who has no idea of what racism is, who doesn’t care about politics. Give God praise and thanks for the ability to stand, to take a step, to raise your hand, to hold on to a chair, to feed yourself.
We take so many things for granted and have so many reasons to give thanks and praise to our GOD. Take the time right now to honor Him, to thank Him, to praise Him.
As Samuel said in the above story, “You just have to open your eyes.”