It’s crazy, but while we live in a ‘free’ country - many of us live lives that speak otherwise. We are bound by expectations and man-made plans. We do what we do mostly because that is what we are told or expected to do... and then something like this happens where we are given the freedom of time... and choices... a blessing most of us are not sure what to do with.
I can’t help but spend time right now reveling in the truth that we are created in God’s image... It doesn’t take much exploring of God’s creation to see that we have a very creative God. I truly believe somewhere within each one of us, whether it be building, sculpting, photography, painting, planting, music, crafts, writing, etc - we have a desire to create and explore, a sometimes very buried or hidden desire - but a desire... a yearning in our soul.
I’m so incredibly thankful for a break from the chaos. An opportunity to slow down and connect with God. I pray with all my heart - as a culture - we are able to let go of fear and lean into God and let Him reveal our souls to us. God, help us feed the passions you created in each one of us. Help us use the darkness to draw closer to you and light up this world with your love and creativity! That as we slow down and stay home, we simply embrace those we are surrounded with... and we connect so deeply with you that fear has no room and we free the soul that becomes hostage to routine. Thank you for your love.