I will praise the Lord no matter what happens. I will constantly speak of his glories and grace.
Psalm 34:1 (The Living Bible)
Breaking Now: Rain Possible on Sunday.
This is an actual headline on my local news website.
Guess that’s news, or something.
I’d like to add my own contribution to the headlines.
This just in: Dinner, possible. Around 6-ish.
Another newsflash: Breathing, likely, throughout most of the day. Your life, even.
Molehills are morphing into mountains everywhere you look.
If not for this phenomenon, there’d be no such thing as reality t.v. shows – or adolescence for that matter!
The thing is, there’s really no reason to focus on molehills when there are real mountains’ majesty to behold. God’s glories and grace are constantly flowing. All you have to do is look around you to see it.
There’s a very tiny elderly lady on my block who walks around with the smallest, fluffiest dog I’ve ever seen. She doesn’t need that leash she’s carrying, as she treats him like a little prince, not even letting his little paws touch the ground. Their devotion to each other is a sweet human interest story in life’s newspaper. A reminder that love comes in all packages, ages, even species. They are each other’s minute miracle.
Think of the glories that comprise our lives. We walk on a planet suspended in outer space and the reason we don’t fall off is gravity (AKA God).
We have within us this powerful contraption that keeps life pumping through our bodies from the minute we’re born until the day we draw our last breath.
Miracles surround us and even infuse our very being.
The real newsflash is this: God’s grace is a deep reservoir – you can draw from it endlessly and it never runs dry.