Today’s Hymn, ‘This Is My Father’s World’

Here the sun is shining brightly on a smooth blanket of pure white snow, under an azure sky streaked with cottony clouds: this is my Father’s world.

I’ve been posting a hymn every day now for a year–or is it nearer two years?–and it seems to be that I’m more moved by them, emotionally, instead of less  I find the sky and the snow more moving, too, along with everything else out there: my Father’s handiwork, all of which speaks softly, “God is nigh.” And I know they speak truth: I can feel it.

You feel it, too, don’t you? And if only we knew how to express it!

About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “Today’s Hymn, ‘This Is My Father’s World’

  • Erlene

    Yes, so many things make me feel the presence of our Father, but strangely, everything leaves me more and more hungry for more of HIM.
    If i don’t get a special time with Him every day, listening to worship songs,
    it dampens my day.

    Like

  • UnKnowable

    There is little to compare with the beauty of a clear blue sky over fresh snow. Obviously our Creator knew what He was doing when He made this beautiful world.

    Snowy mornings are a rarity in these parts and I miss them.

    Like

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