Limping along the park trail after sunset I
found the trees stripped of leaves. They have bold shapes against the evening
Mat 27:27 Then the soldiers of the
governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band
Mat 27:28 And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet
Mat 27:29 And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it
upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him,
and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!
Winter brings out the bold outlines of the
Gen 35:4 And they gave unto Jacob all the
strange gods which were in their hand, and all their earrings which were in
their ears; and Jacob hid them under the oak which was by Shechem.
The drooping dead plants in the pond form
mirror images. Butterflies or fish appear in the pond squiggles.
Gen 1:26 And God said, Let us make man in
our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the
sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth,
and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Some look like twisted barbed wire like
used in wartime to slow down the enemy.
Num 33:55 But if ye will not drive out the
inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those
which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your
sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.
A tilt of the head and faces are
Psa 34:4 I sought the LORD, and he heard
me, and delivered me from all my fears.
Psa 34:5 They looked unto him, and
were lightened: and their faces were not ashamed.
Psa 34:6 This poor man
cried, and the LORD heard him, and saved him out of all his troubles.
34:7 The angel of the LORD encampeth round about them that fear him, and
Some lines are elegant, such as those drawn
with eloquent penmanship.
Gal 6:9 And let us not be weary in well
doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Gal 6:10 As we
have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them
who are of the household of faith.
Gal 6:11 Ye see how large a letter I
have written unto you with mine own hand.
A shark fin outline becomes a flying wing
airplane. Can you see many designs of nature around you? What an awesome
designer is the Lord!
Psa 8:3 When I consider thy heavens, the
work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained;
8:4 What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou
Psa 8:5 For thou hast made him a little lower than the
angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.
Psa 8:6 Thou madest him
to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his
Psa 8:7 All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field;
8:8 The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth
through the paths of the seas.
Psa 8:9 O LORD our Lord, how excellent is
thy name in all the earth!