Picture Perfect

As an adventure loving guy, I love the outdoors. I have been very fortunate to have had many adventures in many countries and places around the world from hiking in Petra, Jordan, jumping off a Clipper style sail boat into the clear Red Sea, running down the super steep snake path on Masada, trekking and tubing through the Rain Forest and the list goes on and on. I also like the trees and how they each have their way of reaching for the sky with their branches.

One of the best ways to remember a wonderful memory is with a picture. I one day will pass on, but I can leave memories behind with the pictures I take of my experiences. Now, I am not a photographer or honestly even own a good camera, but I really do enjoy to capture a moment I feel GOD made just for me. I also like to look at scenic pictures from around the world and see the beauty that other people see in the world.

Pictures I find are a lot like art. Some people find beauty where others may not. Art is relative, because what we see varies from person to person. So, is beauty relative? There’s this girl that doesn’t think she is pretty. Her friend tells her how pretty she is, but she doesn't believe him because of what she sees. She says, she doesn’t feel pretty. She isn’t like the other girls. She continually points out what she sees as flaws, but her friend says “but that’s just what makes you unique and stand out from the others.”

I wonder if that’s how GOD sees us. This reminds me of the prophet Isaiah. He felt the same way when GOD called him. Listen to what he told GOD after the LORD was calling him to be His spokesman.

Isaiah 6:1-7, 1. ” In the year of King Uzziah’s death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the trai