Good afternoon, my faithful readers! As you might have noticed, things have been silent for the most part for the last two weeks. We had an ice storm that knocked out our power, followed by all the kids getting sick, then in a 1-2 punch, me getting sick from taking care of said sick children. When I hit the wall, I go quiet and reflective, and I'm sure I'll have some interesting things to say after two weeks of introspection, but for now, as I continue to recover, I'd like to share a verse with you that always cheers me when I'm feeling down or tired. It comes from Zephaniah 3:17:
The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.
Anyone who knows me at all, knows music is a big part of my life. It's how I love to express and create. When I think of God creating the world, in my own fanciful mind, I imagine He didn't just speak it into existence, but had an awesome soundtrack going on in the background. As I see the snow melting and the first fat robins perched on our tree branch, I am amazed that he loved us enough to give us so much beauty everywhere we look.
But that's not enough for a God as big as ours- NO! He SINGS over us! Wow! It says HE SINGS, HE DELIGHTS, HE REJOICES over YOU and over ME! I love to think about that when I've been down in the dumps, and I hope this little blog can encourage you too!
Remember, the Creator God of the universe DELIGHTS, REJOICES, and SINGS over you, my friend! Have a great day!