"But we all, with open face
beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord,
changed into the same image
glory to glory,
even as by the Spirit of the Lord."
Back ~ Look Beyond
landscape artist does not always stand at an arm's
his canvas. They must not limit their attention to the
isolated details of what they're doing.
occasionally, they step back to view their work
distance. They need to see how their thousands of
small brushstrokes fit together to produce an overall
Likewise, our perspective on life is much improved
sometime we can step back and see it whole.
become so occupied with its daily brushstrokes
we have no real perception of the whole scene
painting on the canvas of the ongoing years.
attentions can be so consumed by
requirements of daily living that we have little
awareness of the dimensions and directions of life
back from the canvas a little,
try to see the picture whole.
beyond the varied episodes of our daily doings
see the glory of it all.
beyond the brushstrokes to see the art
the brushstrokes have made and are making!
"Lord Dictated Them"