The glory of nature

 

“The heavens are telling the glory of God. What does that mean? It means he is shouting at us. He shouts with clouds. He shouts with blue expanse. He shouts with gold on the horizons. He shouts with galaxies and stars. He is shouting, ‘I am glorious. Open your eyes. It is like this, only better, if you know me.’ So I ask, ‘Do you see it? Do you love it?’ You were made for this, deep down in your heart.”   (John Piper)

 

DSCF1552aL.When through the woods and forest glades I wander
And hear the birds sing sweetly in the trees;
When I look down from lofty mountain grandeur
And hear the brook and feel the gentle breeze;
Then sings my soul, my Saviour God to Thee;
How great Thou art! How great Thou art!”

 

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Just a thistle flower; you’d hardly notice it as you pass by. But a close up reveals its incredibly beauty

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For as long as I can remember I’ve loved drawing and painting. Originally I wanted to go to art college – but I went into photography instead. Nature has been my favourite subject for a lifetime, whether I’m using a camera or a paintbrush. This blog is simply a place to bring together my favourite photographs and watercolour paintings; to declare God’s glory in nature.

Eileen Fletcher