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"The Master's Autumn Masterpiece"

 

Robert Edward Taylor

This FABULOUS photo was taken in Trussville, Alabama just after sunset. The fall colors are AMAZING!

Ahhhh....Fall! The Fall Season is upon us. I have always been a big fan of Spring and Summer, but not especially fond of Fall and Winter. However, lately I have changed. I think it is something about those leaves of red, orange, yellow, brown, and burgundy. And, the crispness in the air as temperatures begin to cool down.

As I enjoy my morning cup of hot tea on my back porch and gaze upon the nature around me, I am reminded that God is the best artist in the world...for only He can create such beauty. We see many artists that try to capture the seasons on their canvases by painting what they see around them...and they do a wonderful job. However, neither picture nor paint could ever replace the real thing splashed across the sky and spilled over the earth like the Master's display of His finest artwork. God's creativity is unmatched, for every day is different, just like every snowflake in winter.

Psalm 147 4, 8, 16-18 (NIV), "He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. He covers the sky with clouds; he supplies the earth with rain and makes grass grow on the hills. He spreads the snow like wool and scatters the frost like ashes. He hurls down his hail like pebbles. Who can withstand his icy blast? He sends his word and melts them; he stirs up his breezes, and the waters flow"

When people say there is no God, I know they do not see with eyes like mine. They must see a plain, white canvas or a black drop cloth and not the blue skies that fade into light pink in the evening. Nor do they see the flowers that no paint on any artist's palate could attempt to match or the trees that were each given a certain color leaf to change into when autumn arrives. 'No God,' they say. It is just that they do not know the Master of the seasons...the One who has created such magnificent displays of perfect art.

So this Fall Season, choose to enjoy the Master's autumn masterpiece...for He is the Season changer. He is Hope. He is Peace. He is Joy. He is Love. He is EVERYTHING.

Many blessings!

 

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