Blue-headed Vireo songbird perched on a branch with blue sky background. Vireo solitarius is a Neotropical songbird found breeding and migrating in eastern North and Central America.
[Originally published as Writing the Blog of Your Wonders]
I’m thanking you, God, from a full heart, I’m writing the book on your wonders. Psalms 9:1, The Message
The discipline of writing about and describing the wonders of creation is nothing new. The Bible tells us that in his four thousand and five proverbs and songs (that’s a lot of blogging!), King Solomon “spoke of trees, from the cedar that is in Lebanon to the hyssop that grows out of the wall. He spoke also of beasts, and of birds, and of reptiles, and of fish.”
While I’m no Solomon, I have been journaling and blogging for several years now. I confess that I don’t journal every day, and I’ve certainly gone through some dry spells. But even if there are gaps, it has proved to be an invaluable habit. While the whole process can seem introspective, and even self-centered, I see it as a form of worship.
My heart is overflowing with a good theme; I recite my composition concerning the King; My tongue is the pen of a ready writer. Psalm 45:1