God gave us our five senses to absorb his beauty so that it can become spiritual.
Both sunsets and Cathedrals stir up positive emotions in us that points to God. One is his creation, the other was created for his glory.
Image sitting in these different settings: A smelly junkyard in a bad part of town. A waterfall in a forest cascading into a clear, moss-trimmed river. The inside of a church building with nothing on the walls and plain glass windows. A church of architectural magnificence with stained glass windows, statues, and a ceiling worth gazing upward for.
Although it is true that our spiritual life is about a relationship between us and God, when we need a lift, beauty can do that for us.
Here are ten ways to enhance our spiritual life by using beauty while having a conversation with God.
Question for thought:
- Which of the suggestions do I think would work best for my life?