I normally try to do a devotional post on Mondays, but last week and this week, I’ve been more in the “update” mode. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t written all these posts out ahead of time like I did previously this summer. You may notice that this post isn’t coming out in the 9 o’clock hour, as I aim for my posts to normally do. That’s because this has been a spur-of-the-moment week this week. Incredibly spontaneous, it’s been a week juxtaposing “Be still” and “Go”.
I went on a road trip this past weekend towards a destination I had mixed feelings about. I didn’t know what it was going to be like when I got there and I was mostly afraid of the unknown. We were traveling through the countryside and I was praying as we went along. As I looked out the window I saw rows and rows of crops–corn, I believe–growing. From a distance, it all looked to be one big, intimidating mass of growth–no beginning, no ending, just growth and growth and growth and it was easy to get scared at the vastness of it. Continue reading “Road Trippin’ Part 4”
I love road trips, particularly ones where I don’t have to drive, because it gives me time to look out the window and daydream. I love imagining what the landscape would have looked like before it was settled by humans, back when the animals would run wild and the plants grew wherever they wanted to. I love imagining the wild freedom the land had before civilization took over. I love admiring God’s creation and the marvelous job He did. It fascinates me how some places are as flat as flat can be, while others are full of hills and mountains and the road curves around steep drop-offs and goes over rivers and streams. I love watching as the sun rises and the fog lifts over the landscape. I love the quaint country roads and the magnificent structure of bridges and highways. I love following wherever the road leads, whether it’s planned or unexpected. Continue reading “Road Trippin’”