When you see a sunset, do you say, “It’s too bright - not enough color, too much orange?”
Probably not. You just accept it and maybe thank God for the gift.
And when you walk through a forest, do you say, “The trees are too tall. The leaves on that one are the wrong shape. It has the wrong shade of green, too. Too many leaves on that one.
Probably not! You probably just accept it – and maybe say thanks for the gift of the forest.
We are God’s children. We are greater than any sunset, any forest. And we’re great because God made us and because God loves us. Maybe we should stop beating ourselves up and start saying thank you a few more times.
I have a hunch, by the way, that when we meet God, we will be asked, “How did you like those sunsets? What about the mountains and the streams and the sea-shores? What about balloons and roller coasters?
He probably won’t say, “Well you could have spent more time alone in the office!