Chasing the clouds away...
He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them — he remains faithful forever. Psalm 146:6
Before this summer, I had NEVER walked on the beach and I had only experienced sunrise on the beach one time, sixteen years ago in Hawaii. Today I have a greater appreciation for God's creation.
My first morning out to watch the sun rise, I was a few minutes late. I jumped up, brushed my teeth and went outside with my pajamas on. The view was breathtaking. I ran back inside to change over to workout clothes and then went for a walk on the beach. That was that day I wrote, "God Is" in the sand.
Away from all the things that had burdened my soul through the news and social media, I felt lifted up. I felt #blessed and in God's presence each morning that I went out. Though the beauty of seeing it live can't compare to iPhone pictures, I took nearly 100 shots of the beach and it was hard to narrow down my favorites.
I can't remember all of my thoughts in my walks and talks with God, but the feeling that comforted me most was knowing that God's blessings are our protection. That's what I have to hope for, have faith in and believe with all my heart.
Today I am sharing 10 bible verses to lift us up and remind us that God Is the ultimate blessing.
New every morning. Isn't that beautiful? If you're feeling cloudy and broken, count your blessings. You are sure to be lifted up when you count God as the ultimate blessing and know in your heart that...
August is Blessings Month and I'll be sharing this post with writing prompts on Blessings. The linkups are available from August 4th to 11th, with any of following hosts: Yvonne, Vidya and Michelle for #1000Speaks, Rabia and Lisa for Tuesday Ten and and Kristi for Finish the Sentence (yesterday) Friday.