Creation is incredible, isn’t it? Living in a city like Chicago, I don’t get to see as much of nature as I’d like, but thanks to technologies like photography and the Internet I can at least have a taste of the beauty of wide-open spaces, soaring mountains, and exquisite flora and fauna without leaving my dorm. For today’s post, I’m going to link you to two of the most incredible collections of nature shots I’ve ever seen, and I encourage you to take a little time to look at them and let the boundless wonder of the world around us sink in. God has created an artistic masterpiece of form and function and given it to us as our home, and it helps sometimes to sit back and marvel at what an indescribably gorgeous job He did and at His incomprehensible power that is evidenced all throughout it.
First, a gallery of clouds and sunsets that evidence perfectly the Psalmist’s words: “The heavens declare the glory of God, the skies proclaim the works of His hands.” (Psalm 19:1) Here are a couple of samples:
Then, a collection of aerial shots detailing the earth from above, like these: