knows me knows that one of my absolute places to be is at the base of a
waterfall. It doesn’t matter how many times I visit a specific waterfall, I
never cease to be mesmerized by its beauty. Last week, I visited such a place
with friends. The chilling waters remind me that I am alive – boy howdy, that
water was COLD!!! The sounds of the falls are music to my ears. I just LOVE to
enjoy the beauty of God’s creation.
As I sat at
the base of the falls, I couldn’t help but meditate on the fact that day after
day, year after year, the water continues to fall. This particular waterfall is
spring fed, meaning that day after day, year after year, waters continue to
bubble up from the group flowing over rocks and trees to create magnificent
views. The falls are not dependent on its environment, but on the spring.
pondered the continuous spring which feeds the falls, I’ve been reminded of God’s
Isaiah writes in 41:18, “I will make rivers flow on barren
and springs within the valleys. I will turn the desert into pools of water, and
the parched ground into springs.”
There are times when life’s circumstances
threaten to overpower us, but when we stay in the presence of the spring from
the River of Life, His love will flow both in and out of our lives, presenting
us with love, joy, and peace.
May his love continue to rain down on us as we encounter
various trials. May we rest in his love and may his goodness be the overflow of