A step at a time

I visited the Grand Canyon while on vacation this summer, my first time to see it. Photos and video have no problem in revealing its beauty. I have never been able to experience its vast expanse, however.

Life experiences can also be like that. From a distance off, circumstances offer the larger picture to our family, friends, and others. It is only on close inspection that they can see the crevices and some of the craters created. From a distant view, your life may appear majestic. Perhaps you have seen only the deep and permanent formations formed out of the water and storms of your life.

If you find yourself looking at your life through internal binoculars, take a step back. Appreciate and acknowledge the heights of your life, not just the canyons. There is beauty and greatness in your life. The crevices are a part of the full picture. Enjoy the creation that is you.

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
your works are wonderful,
I know that full well.

~ Psalm 139:14

English: An aerial view over the north part of...

English: An aerial view over the north part of the Grand Canyon. Deutsch: Blick aus dem Flugzeug über den nördlichen Teil des Grand Canyon. Français : Vue sur la partie nord du Grand canyon depuis un avion. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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9 thoughts on “A step at a time

  1. Evangeline Colbert August 10, 2012 at 5:23 pm Reply

    It’s always good to have a reminder to look at the positive, beautiful things in our life. Thanks for sharing beautiful photos from my home state! Also, thanks for stopping by my blog. Glad you “liked” the Focus Friday post.


    • Overwhelmed By Joy August 10, 2012 at 6:02 pm Reply

      Thank you so much! It was an amazing sight, far exceeding my expectations. You have a great blog also!


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