The Invisible Seen

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What would it take for someone to believe that there is a God? Only ONE! Jehovah is just one of His names. It baffles me that we have so many things surrounding us that proves His existence and still fall short to believe. What causes such things? When you see the rainbow what is the first thing that come to mind? I assume you’ve heard the story of how it came to be. The story of Noah. A promise given to him by God that He wouldn’t destroy the earth again by water (but by fire next time). Just think, the bow of 7 colors (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo {purple}, violet) appears because water droplets break white sunlight into those reflected. Now admit, that is pretty cool.

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It’s quite amazing that back in 1981 the first launch of the space shuttle occurred. Can you believe this allowed man to walk on the moon. But what’s more amazing than that is the shiny ball of fire burning constantly warming our planet, powers our weather and water cycle making it possible for plants to grow. And, yet, we cannot travel there. We capture pictures of its look but will never be able to come close to. Besides, its distance is closer to us than the stars.

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The beauty of the Grand Canyon in Colorado. How in the world did this big “hole” in the earth form? This is hard to fathom but over 6 million years ago the eastern and western portions of the canyon connected allowing the river to flow all the way through; eventually, the water started carving through layers of volcanic rock and sediment making it 277 miles long. Purely awesome!

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The Sahara Desert! There is something about this desert that fascinates me. Where in the world did all this sand come from, lol? It was created 7 million years ago as remnants of a vast sea called Tethys closed up. The movement of tectonic plates (a massive irregularly shaped slab of solid rock generally composed of continental and oceanic lithosphere {regions of earth’s crust and upper mantle that are fractured into plates}) created the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps which also sparked drying out what we, now, see as the Sahara Desert. All of this seems insane. But, once again, leaves a person in complete awe!

How can’t you or I not believe? Perhaps, ONCE AGAIN, taking a look in the mirror at yourself. He created Adam and Eve and all these years later … here we are. I can’t begin to fathom there being 6 million years ago when I only know a few; yet, my God must be eternal (though wrapping my mind around it remains difficult) because look at all to see!

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