Standing in Church today the guest preacher asserts, “Our beauty takes God’s breath away.” I think to myself….Does it really? Do we really take His breath away??
I know God sees us as diamonds as I wrote in a recent journal entry and I believe He sees us as beautiful as I mention in my previous “Beautiful You” writing but breathtaking? How many people can take your breath away? I’ve seen a few but the amount is in the single digits.
Right after the preacher proclaimed this bold statement, with my eyes closed, I ask God if that statement is true. My thoughts toward God were, I know you see me as a diamond but if what this guy (preacher) is saying is true let me see diamonds.
I suppose I could have looked on the left hand on some of the engaged or married women nearby and seen a few representations of somebody’s love and commitment shining forth on their ring finger but I like to ask God for less obvious clues.
Opening my eyes and looking towards the pulpit, I do not see anything. I glance down and nearly popping off the chair is a pattern made of diamonds. I have been going to the same church for three years and I never noticed the diamonds all around me.
When God wants to show us something He will make sure the message is perfectly clear. As if the diamond fabric answer did not satisfy my soul as soon as the service is over, I turn around and say hello to the lady behind me and it just so happened that she is the woman that sang the words “Your love is like radiant diamonds” sparking my previous diamond story written last month.
I tell her I wrote a story about diamonds and how she inspired it. Pointing out the diamonds on the chair; I share with her diamonds are everywhere and without hesitation she shows me her notepad and says,
“I know, I was drawing diamonds, look…the diamonds are dripping diamonds.”
I share this story with you because I want you to be encouraged and for you to know your true beauty, “breathtaking beauty.” You take God’s breath away!
Apparently we do take God’s breath away. I do not know why I am surprised by this conclusion, after all He made us.
God is very much alive and He speaks to us vividly. He spoke this breathtaking message to me today and how we take His breath away. Simply ask God a question and listen. His answer may just take your breath away too. It certainly took mine. 🙂