Tag: indigo bunting

When Life Doesn’t Make Sense, Look Up!

I relaxed on the gentle slope alongside the river flowing through the mountain valley. Life had been difficult. Do you know that season? When life doesn’t make sense? It was one of those days.

The silken ribbon streaming in front of me captured my gaze — its beginning and end I knew not.

However, its Creator I know well.

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Sapphire … the Color of Love on a Bleak Afternoon

The birdfeeder stands with its generous invitation just outside my window. I take great joy in watching the cardinals, chickadees, goldfinches, and wrens feast at my table.

Sheer delight.

Monday afternoon my heart skipped a beat.

From the corner of my eye I saw a flash of rich, intense sapphire blue. It was an indigo bunting! His gorgeous blue feathers glistened in the sunlight, reflecting the radiance of His Creator.

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Finding God’s Presence ~ When I Need to Lift My Eyes and Behold Him

Blue and I relaxed on the gentle slope alongside the river flowing through the mountain valley. I rubbed his head and looked out across the silkened ribbon streaming in front of me — its beginning and end I knew not.

Its Creator I know well.

Peace whispered to me from afar as I thought about everything … thought about nothing. Back and forth. Everything. Nothing. Sometimes a brain gets worn out from thinking too much. It short-circuits and says, “No more, my dear. No more.”

That was me on this beautiful summer afternoon.

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