I will give thanks to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
            Wonderful are Your works,
            And my soul knows it very well.
Ps 139:14 nas

I have this verse on my refrigerator, front and center, where I can see it every day. I know that this is true.  I am fearfully and wonderfully made. God made me, He put all the parts and pieces together, complex and simple, creating a body to express my life outwardly and to hold His Spirit within. All His creation is wonderful. I know this. But sometimes I forget.

My body doesn’t always work the way it was created to.  It’s not God’s fault. I know this but sometimes I get mad at Him and I tell Him so. Then I am reminded of all the things my body does that I give no thought to, all the processes so complex and intricate that neverthe-wonders-of-mak-815283_640 fail. Why do I complain about one part of this amazing system? Why do I take for granted all minute details that keep my body functioning and alive? Because I forget what I know. I forget to be thankful in all circumstances. (1 Thes 5:18) I forget to keep my thoughts on Him, to trust Him, for that is where peace is found. (Isa 26:3)

I thank God for this imperfect perfect body. I am thankful that when I forget how blessed I am living with this wonderful work of His He reminds me that He knew me before I was born, that He thinks about me, and is always with me. (Ps 139:16-18)

Today I pray that I don’t forget.

Blessings this day of grace,
patricia

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4 thoughts on “Imperfectly Perfect

  1. Beautiful! It is easy to forget this and to grumble and groan as we get older. Working with people who have life altering disabilities keeps me mindful of how small my aging issues are. When I think of creation and how wonderfully we are made, I always think about the human heart which starts beating not long after conception and continues to beat many times a minute every day for all the years of our lives. Man can create anything near that magnificent and enduring, and that has the power to sustain a human life!

    1. I was a grumbler as a young person and not much has changed, but I am working on it. The human body is fascinating in its complexity and beauty. How can people deny a Creator when there are wonders in and around us?

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