Post by bystillwaters on Jul 6, 2020 22:33:45 GMT -5
During a storm, during a dark,dark day… During a rainy NW Oregon coast day… I opened the door to my house… Outside, right next to our garden gate ...there was a moving van...and in the van there were a huge number of empty picture frames …they were of all sorts and varieties… some drab...some fancy...some colorful... big and small... but all somewhat worn ...They filled the entire interior of the large moving van to it’s ceiling ….and the pull down back door was wide open… and as an artist I was concerned because the rain was pouring down with so much force that it was getting on the frames and potentially ruining them… I slammed open my front door and started to race out to warn the driver !!!…
….And I woke up!!
...upon reflection I realised that only the frames were getting damaged...the paintings were safe…The paintings were already removed ... and that the master artist was about to come to reclaim his miraculous and beautiful creations… His masterpieces ...His gifts to the world...
We are his creations!... And he has prepared new frames for us that will best show the true beauty of his creation ...and when we will be displayed in our new home we will be living masterpieces of love, humility, charity, patience, majesty, suffering, worship, wisdom, and honor.. And unlike a painting in a museum we will be HIS living words ...the... “word made flesh”… and if we have music will we not sing mighty and glorious psalms to our creator so that all who have ‘ears to hear’ ...to speak.. to sing…, will we not become suffused with joy? .. and rise up and dance and sing the very best, most grace-filled odes to He ..who is the Alpha and the Omega! ... The mighty one of Israel … in whose presence we now are being hosted!! Hallelujah and again Hallelujah… let us praise the Creator of all things…!! And let us serve! ....Let us serve!
By, Leonard Keigher