Creativity, Life, Peace, Photographs

God’s Glory in West Texas

bloomingpersimmonGetting out of the suburbs and into the beauty of the created world is inspiring and refreshing! We saw many marvelous sights on our West Texas Journey, including an expanse of the heavens in Marfa with no city lights obscuring the incredible starry skies, beautiful and wild blooms, and the gorgeous granite batholith called Enchanted Rock between Llano and Fredericksburg, Texas.

Jeremiah 51:15 says, “He made the earth by His power; He founded the world by His wisdom and stretched out the heavens by His understanding.”

enchantedrockStanding at the top of Enchanted Rock and looking out across the rough beauty of the Texas Hill Country makes me feel the truth of this verse in my bones. And it awakens a hunger for knowing God more personally and intimately.

So when I read this invitation, “Call to Me and I will answer you, and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” (Jeremiah 33:3), I am both exhilarated and terrified! cactus1

We get so excited to meet our favorite artists–whether they are musicians, actors or other creatives–how much more exciting to get to hang out with the creator of the entire universe? It’s stunning, really. And a bit scary! persimmons.drybrushyellowbloom

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3 thoughts on “God’s Glory in West Texas”

  1. what a beautiful blog you have and great writing too, Been so long since we’ve been in the southwest, your photos have me missing it, we almost moved to the hill country once but then wandered elsewhere.

  2. what a lovely blog you have, photos and writing too, your photos of Texas have me missing the southwest, we almost moved to the hill country years ago but wandered elsewhere

    1. Thanks for visiting, Linda! We hope to land in the hill country one day as well. There are so many beautiful places to live … every time we drive back into our Dallas suburb, we say “WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE??” Then we remember, oh yes …we have jobs. Darn it.

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