I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14
Lately, I’ve been taking more and more time to reflect on the fast pace of life. I’ve thought it through extensively, looking for excuses to blow through life at a supersonic pace. You know what I’ve found? There are so many things that we rob ourselves of when the pace of living goes up and up. It seems like the faster we move, the more we miss. Not only do we miss the wonders of God’s creation all around us, such as sunsets, flowers, the beauty of a smile, and the awesomeness of the changing of the seasons, but we also miss out on one of the greatest wonders in life: the person who God has created us to be. When was the last time you took a moment and simply reflected on the miracle of you? When was the last time you thought about how wonderfully complex you are? Here are some amazing facts I read recently about how God has made you:
10. Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
Amazing, isn’t it? What a wonder you are! I love this quote from
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1. What are some of the wonders in this world that you feel like you’ve missed because your pace of life has been as fast as it is? If you lived your life at a slower pace, what would you want to make sure you didn’t miss in life?
2. What are parts of your life that, if you took a minute or two, would inspire you to praise God? How are you fearfully and wonderfully made?
Psalm 139; Psalm 119:73-80
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