Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.
As I got up this morning I went about my morning routine. After finishing I made a cup of coffee and went into the office to post the stories for the day. But God had something different in mind. I started the computer up and as I waited for it to load I looked out upon the Big Timber Creek. The Sun was just coming over the trees and a foggy mist was rolling across the open creek. What I saw was a White Egret walking up the creek hunting for minnows. Within a minute or so a King Fisher flew over the egret screaming. This is its way of saying move on, this is my territory. The Egret paid it no attention and kept on hunting.
Next a flock of geese came flying in and they started feeding. The Egret moved on upstream and now the geese were owners of the creek in front of me. The sun crest over the top of the trees and sunlight streamed into my window because it was shining off the water. Now I couldn’t see the computer screen and decided to sit back and enjoy the sunrise. As I watched it made me think of a passage in the Bible:
Here I sat day after day looking at all that God had created and never taking the time to really see it for what it was, Gods’ work, first hand. It caused me to sit back and take in all the beauty God had placed before me to enjoy. Since then I’ve spent a lot of time looking out on the creek and watching for what God wants to show me next.
Then in the silent of the early morning it hit me. I was starting to see more and more wildlife moving back into the creek. So, take the time and slow down to see what God has done for you. And remember this, “What God has done for me He’ll do for you.”
— Copyright © 2008 Richard Causey