Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Beauty and Splendor


The beauty spread for you to see
Across the land, sky and sea
Are glimpses of God’s majesty
And creative power that caused all things to be.

Whenever you watch the clouds drift by
Or view the stars in a moonlit sky,
Remember the One who reigns on high,
Hears each prayer and mournful sigh.

As the darkness slowly turns to light
Reveling the wonders within your sight,
As the sunshine touches you, warm and bright,
Be filled with the strength of God’s power and might.

In the splendor of creation when you look around,
In the music of life and each joyful sound,
In the rushing water, blue skies and the ground,
Glimpses of God’s grace are waiting to be found.




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16 comments:

L. Diane Wolfe said...

How anyone can look at the beauty of the world and not see God's creation is beyond me.

Connie Arnold said...

Yes, I've often wondered that also. Thanks for coming by to read and commenting, Diane!

Daisy said...

Wonderful poem, Connie. God is the ultimate artist. :)

Connie Arnold said...

Thank you, Daisy. Yes, that is so true!

Laurie Collett said...

Only the fool says there is no God! The wise, like you, not only see Him, but describe Him so beautifully with inspired words.
Many blessings,
Laurie

Connie Arnold said...

I agree, Laurie! I don't know about being wise but am glad you can tell that the words are inspired. Blessings to you!

Joy said...

So wonderful poem. Thanks sister for sharing!

Wanda said...

You have managed to capture the wonder and beauty of creation beautifully Connie.

Connie Arnold said...

Thank you, Joy. I appreciate your visit and kind words!

Connie Arnold said...

Wanda, words cannot fully express that beauty, but I appreciate your kind comment!

Kim @ Stuff could... said...

This is such a needed reminder for us to nice His splendor around us

Connie Arnold said...

Thanks for stopping by, Kim! Yes, God's splendor is all Round if we just take time to notice.

Jess@Fairday's Blog said...

What a beautiful poem! I love that is is celebrating the world around us and hopefully reminds people to stop and look around. Great picture to go with the poem! :)
~Jess

Connie Arnold said...

Thank you, Jess! Yes, people miss a lot when not taking the time to stop and look around at this beautiful world.

David C Brown said...

How great His majesty in creation, but greater to get through to the glimpses of His grace.

Connie Arnold said...

So true, David. Those glimpses of His grace are truly amazing!