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I don’t understand the geology of the Paint Mines but it’s a cool place to hang out. Dinosaurs, camels and all sorts of other creatures appear in the imagination of those who tread among its stones.
This is my half Yoda face. Look in the middle of the picture. You can’t miss him. He’s right there.
Most people don’t see it. And that’s what makes the Paint Mines cool.
We each see something different in the varied colored clay. We all bring our experiences, personalities and perspectives into the canyon. How we enter the canyon determines what we see there.
“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.” Psalm 139:14 English Standard Version
In spite of his sin, failures and faults, David, the author of this psalm, knew that God had created him as a unique individual.
We know that the people around us have been uniquely crafted by God, but so are we. All of us struggle with our weaknesses and sins, yet we too have been “fearfully and wonderfully made.”
As you rejoice in God’s gift of forgiveness, celebrate what you bring to the world as the hand-made instrument of God. No one sees the world exactly like you do.