Is there something within nature that particularly reminds of you of the awesomeness of God? It could be an imposing mountain, or the beach.  Or maybe it’s something smaller like the fingernails of a newborn baby, or a beautiful rose.

Yosemite National Park

For me, it’s always been the night sky – the twinkling of gazillions of stars, all neatly arranged in their constellations.  The phases of the moon and it’s brilliance at full moon.  It has captivated me since I was a little kid.  Gazing into the night sky I see God’s hand in every sparkle.  I’m amazed at the beauty, and awed by creative genius behind the maker of the universe.  Then I think about how small I am in comparison – just a speck in God’s infinite tapestry of creation.  And I’m overwhelmed with gratitude because God made me – and He loves me.

Full moon shining over our backyard
When I need reminding of who holds my past, present and future, I go outside.  I look up into the indigo heavens and I see an almighty God who not only made a miraculous world, but an incredibly beautiful one. I’m filled with peace and I know everything will be alright.

What in nature reminds you of God’s power? I’d love to hear from you!

Helen’s favourite genre is historical fiction with a strong romantic element.  She also enjoys contemporary romance, chick-lit and YA.  She’s not caught up in the spell of fantasy fiction, despite The Faraway Tree series being a strong influence in her childhood.
Helen is currently working on her first book, a Christian young adult novel set between two opposite but equally fascinating places in Australia.