Happy Earth Day
What a blessing God has given us to live on a planet perfectly created to meet our needs. The beauty that springs forth from the planet earth is a reminder to us all that God is the author of creation. The King of the universe and the greatest, most gifted artist to ever walk the face of the earth. The work of other artists do not come close to capturing the beauty that God has provided for us, not even a picture truly captures the divine grace and simplicity of God's creation.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. It is also in the craftsmanship of Christ. Just think how much time he put into every last detail of his creation! How miraculously splendid it is to know that he cares that much about us, that he took the time and effort to make his creation one-of-a-kind. A masterpiece.
I don't celebrate "Earth Day" as a means of celebrating the earth and all that it provides for us. Because without God, how could the earth do all the things it does? It couldn't. Earth day comes once a year. But as Christians, we should celebrate it all year long...not in worship of the earth, but of the amazing Lord and Savior who created such a place for us to live. There is no other planet quite like earth. There's no place like home.
But for now, we will have to be content in living here on earth, dwelling in it'simplicity, it's vibrant colors, freshness and beauty. Thank God he didn't create a world that was nothing but Black and White. That would be so dull!