They reminded me of children playing with the ocean. A group of cute little birds was running to and from the waves, pecking in the sand for delicacies to eat. After watching a while, I noticed one who did not have two legs, yet hopped right along. Then I watched him standing perfectly balanced on his one leg. God says, “I know every bird of the mountains, and the creatures of the field are mine.” (Psalm 50:11)
I love watching and listening to the ocean. It reminds me that God is in control, and He is good. He determines the boundaries of the waves, and He watches over one-legged birds. There is a design to the universe, and there is a design for you and me. We are “image bearers”!
“So God created man in his own image; he created him in the image of God; he created them male and female.” (Genesis 1:27) Why am I sharing this? Because truth is important. We live in a real world with real truth. Why am I saying this? Because…
“To hide the truth is no less falsehood than to spread error.” – Amy Carmichael
I hope that you know that you are wonderfully made, dearly loved, and precious, just the way you are made. This is true for man and woman, boy and girl. God’s design is good. In fact, it is very good.
“I will praise you because I have been remarkably and wondrously made. Your works are wondrous, and I know this very well.” Psalm 139:14