July 23rd, 2014 | By admin
By Katt Anderson
This morning as I looked out my kitchen window, I saw a hummingbird flying from flower to flower. The little fellow liked my roses and my hostas. I smiled before I realized I’d done it. It was such a happy feeling to linger watching the bird and feeling God’s love. Matthew 6:28, 29 came to my mind. “‘So why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, and yet I say to you that even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.’” Christ was showing us the beauty of little things. Things that make us happy.
As a book publisher, I read a lot of books that make me happy. When I smile while I read, I know that’s a book I want to publish. It also makes me happy to read God’s Word and dwell on what He tells me. His love should make all of us smile. I’ll admit I have trouble trying to comprehend all God has done for us and is still doing, but His love makes me smile.
God takes care of us like He does the lilies. Sometimes we don’t realize how He does that, but when you stand back and look at what has happened in your life, you can see His love overflowing. We’re like that little wild flower growing in the field. He’s there with us. If we obey His commandments, He will take care of us. The first thing God wants us to do is to obey Him. With obedience comes trust.
As human’s we have a hard time trusting. How many times have you been hurt by someone you trusted? It happens every day. Some trusted member of the family harms a child, betraying that trust. Someone you thought cared for you does something to sever the trust you had for them. God never severs that trust if you obey Him.
There are so many obstacles in our life and we forget to trust in God. He’s waiting for us to trust Him. Doesn’t that make you happy? The most wonderful happy cozy feeling is the love of God. When someone has hurt you, you can feel God’s arms around you, comforting you in a way no one else can. The key to all this is to obey God. He cares for the lilies and He cares for you.