On August 21, 2017, portions of the United States experienced a total solar eclipse—an event many will never see again in their lifetime.
The natural phenomenon captivated thousands of people, bringing them together in a few moments of awe. Viewing boxes were built and special glasses purchased. More people took in the glory of God than on any other day of the year.
As people looked to the sky, I wonder what they thought. Did they acknowledge the work of God’s hands, admiring His handiwork? The psalmist says we should have. The skies proclaim the work of His hands.
When we looked to the sky and watched totality of the eclipse, it was our moment to acknowledge God's presence. When we count the colors in a beautiful sunrise or sunset, it is our comfort that God is near. The heavens declare His glory, and the skies proclaim the work of His hands.
Step outside and look around. Look into the sky. Study the color patterns and cloud shapes. Admire the work of God’s hands.
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Angela Jamison is a mother of four and works with young children as the director of a Christian preschool. After struggling with infertility, she and her husband entered the world of foster care where they have been overwhelmed exploring the path laid before them by the most perfect Father. When she is not entertaining children, Angela loves to read, write, and connect with mothers and parents to encourage and reiterate God’s design for the toughest job on earth.