God's Power and Beauty Essay

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Personal Narrative- God's Power and Beauty This past summer I was on a mission trip to Mexico with my youth group. This event changed my life in at least two astronomical ways. The first being, how I perceive God’s power and his creation. The second is how I look at daily struggles. Both of these areas in my life were changed to be more inline with how God views them. Both areas before the mission were in a state of complacency. Before I went to Mexico, God’s awesome power was known in my head, but not in my heart. I would see problems or events that God could easily take care of in one swoop of his hand, but I would not believe that he would actually show his grace and mercy. With having the experience of a mission…show more content…
Being in God’s presence, opened my eyes to the beauty that I daily see, that I use to overlook. When I see a tree, standing firm in the wind, with its branches swaying back and forth, I see God’s beauty and majestic nature. When I look at the sky, clouds, trees, grass, and sun I am awe struck because of the complexity of each and every one. But what really strikes me, is the fact that they all work together in perfect harmony. Even today walking back from class I was enamored by just looking at the perfectly shaded blue sky with the wisps of cloud slowly moving along. Since the mission trip my eyes have been open to the beauty like what I saw today. As I daily see God’s hand and his beauty in this world, I see how I can get through my daily struggles. Before they were like lead anvils strapped to me, that I was forced to carry around everywhere I went. These were a form of torture that could never be gotten rid of, but on the second day of the trip God touched my heart and in a soft voice said, “Give them to me, and I will take care of you.” At the moment of me giving them up, I went from feeling like a snail, only able to move extremely slow, to feeling as light as a feather. My attitude sky rocketed and I enjoyed being around people. From that experience I have taken the knowledge to daily give my struggles to him, and he has taken care of me as he promised. The more I reflect on this
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