Broken Fall Masterpieces

October 31, 2013

Father,

I glanced out the window and saw the leaves. All beautiful in their red and orange. Their simple beauty made me stop. Look. Then I felt You nudge me. “Look. That is what I’m doing in You.”

I want to run from the window now. The beauty doesn’t seem worth the pain. Dying to live. Saying no to say yes. Transformation so small I don’t see it til one glorious morning.

Yes, Lord, You are breaking me; making me new really. Maybe I don’t like it, but I can’t look at the fall trees without catching my breath. You are a God of masterpieces.

I love You!

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“For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.” (Hebrews 12:11)

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