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Thursday, August 13, 2009

Amazing Creatures by an Amazing God

Today I took my camera out to see what things in nature held me in awe. Sitting on the glider at my niece's, enjoying the quiet over a cup of fresh brewed coffee, I saw three bugs that upon closer examination, struck me as being the most beautiful creatures.
I looked so closely at the beetle that was walking around the side table, and was awestruck at her beauty. Every marking on her was so perfect, so symmetrical. Her colors were so vivid.
I had never seen these insects til this year, and have no idea what they are. But there also, was a beauty that only a God could create.
What could be more perfect? What purpose could this little creature have? Where did it come from, what do they eat? I don't know, all I do know is that for some quiet moments, it's purpose was to bring me closer to a Creator who touches my life in such unusual ways. Even through a bug.

9 comments:

Diane said...

Great pictures, Jayne. And great subject. Even a tiny little insect is a miracle of God.

AverettLadyNana said...

Great Pictures! The one that looked like a gold ladybug...at first I thought it was a pic of an enameled pin!!!

I haven't seen that other bug before...beautiful

Marilyn Miller said...

Beautiful bugs, thanks for sharing.

wendy said...

Your mystery bug is a ladybug larva.
I've seen them before but never knew what they were either.They sure are pretty though.

Jayne said...

Ladybug larva! I never would have guessed. :c) Wonderful photos of God's tiny creatures.

Utah Grammie said...

They do look pretty through your eyes, but, other than fuzzy caterpillars or lady bugs, I'm not too fun of the little buggars! Great photos! The fist one looks like a jewel!

Sharon said...

Have you ever looked at a dragon fly up close. Wow They really have the colors. Great post. Our creator gave us a lot to look at and enjoy. I take the time everyday to really look. So many people say they don't have time and that is sad. Sharon

Pearl said...

Aaaah quiet time, it's amazing what we can see! Beautiful post Laurie, love ya!

Tolentreasures said...

Great pics! I thought that the beetle was a pin also. It looks like a piece of jewelry!

Cathy