Flowers for the Immaculate Conception (backdrop edition)

img_20180727_190626001~27726220464005619119..jpg

When I would collect a wild-flower bouquet for my mom, I wouldn’t just get a couple of flowers, just by themselves. It just didn’t seem right. Indeed, what florist does that? Not even one. There’s always a backdrop, a setting, providing a structure, a method, a way to appreciate what’s going on.

Above is just merely a mere seed group of some grass. But this is just the kind of thing that goes with the flowers. The flowers would fall over, perhaps right out of their vases if it wasn’t for some of this kind of mere background stuff.

You can guess the analogy already. It’s not just the spectacular stuff that Jesus might permit us in His providence to accomplish here or there in His grace, but it’s always about faithfulness in all things, the background of the “flowers.” Then the backdrop is as much the flowers as the flowers.

1 Comment

Filed under Flores

One response to “Flowers for the Immaculate Conception (backdrop edition)

  1. nancyv

    God’s perfection….in everything good.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.