Larks could not even wait until I had cut the clearance cantaloupe . . .
and the juiciness dripped down her chin, on her hands, covering her dress and puddles on the chair beneath her. And as I took the picture I could not help but think of the stark difference between my children and those who live in so many places where fresh fruit that is not in season is simply not an option.
I am reminded of Psalm 65:11 where it says, "You crown the year with Your goodness, And Your paths drip with abundance."
We are truly blessed beyond. And as I am reminded of God's graciousness to us, I am filled with anticipation and prayerful hope that God brings his goodness to the rest of the world - especially those who are needing it most right now. Verses 5-8 of that same Psalm 65 provide the words of hope the world needs. May you, God, work throughout the world so that all may look to you in awe.
"You answer us with awesome and righteous deeds, God our Savior, the hope of all the ends of the earth and of the farthest seas, who formed the mountains by your power, having armed yourself with strength, who stilled the roaring of the seas, the roaring of their waves, and the turmoil of the nations. The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy."