The Junk Drawer

Disclaimer:  This post is written from my IPad, as a test, sort of an experiment.  
The photos were also made with the same device.
Things don't work exactly the same as they do on my computer.  
Let me know how it looks.
 Sooooooo.....here goes.....

Today I am sharing this incredible moose with you.  
We found him in Montana.  
He hangs majestically over a fireplace in the lobby of a hotel.
 At first glance, he's just a hairy old moose.
He is incredible!

But look closer!

His creator must have raided my kitchen junk drawer,
Papa's box of broken stuff he might need someday, 
 and the sticks in the yard (that I didn't get raked) from
the cottonwood tree.

There's a picture frame, a broken compass, a totally worn out paint brush, 
cloud photos, a postcard, and a light switch plate among other
worthless junk that I couldn't identify.  And fallen sticks.
He is the unltimate in mixed media art.

There's a quote out there that's been around forever:
"God don't make no junk"
It's true.  God didn't make us junky.  We do a pretty good job of making our own junk.
And sometimes, life just hands us junk.

Our junk drawers are full of broken dreams, broken promises, 
broken expectations, and stuff we will probably never be able 
to fix on our own.

But if we'll just let him have that junk drawer - He will turn it into
something amazing.  Like junk to jewels.  Trash to treasures.
Beauty from ashes (Isaiah 61:1-3).

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, 
and are called according to his purpose."  
(Romans 8:28) 

Give Him that junk drawer!

1 comment:

  1. Okay, I am thinking that whether you write/blog from a laptop, a pc, an ipad, a journal, a yellow legal tablet, or a Big Chief tablet using a crayon that it is always worth the/my time to stop and read/listen! Awesome as always! <3


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