Photographing traffic on the interstate at night is always fun. The creative possibilities are far-reaching. Of course, since God has been creative from the beginning of time, He passed this valuable attribute on to His children. We see proof of it throughout the world, in almost endless expression.
Some may think that human creativity is limited to things like photography, painting or home decor. And if we're so inclined, we might reach farther to architecture, engineering or a form of science to exhibit our ingenuity. All of these things are good, but God has even more for us. Instead of limiting us to physical materials for use in drawing, building and even growing things, He invites us to a higher domain with a loftier purpose.
As born-again Christians, we have prime access to the creative, restorative power of God's written Word. Every verse is a building block—every precept is a tool....
Foxy, my feral cat, was born and raised in the wild. He is extremely cautious of people and is only social with me. For two years, I was merely "the food lady," but now I'm Foxy's very best friend. This handsome male cat comes inside at least once a day for back scratches and pampering. During our snuggle time, I like to press my face into Foxy's beautiful fur because he smells so good. Like all cats, Foxy keeps himself very clean. And to top this off, he wears the scent of grass and all things botanical.
Foxy smells like where he spends his time.
This is also true of humans. It's certainly true in the natural, and I believe it's true in the spiritual realm as well. We pick up the scent of good and evil—metaphorically, that is.
Christians spend time in the unsaved world for many important reasons. But we need to wash in God's Word at the end of each day and go to bed smelling swe...