The word, "Cosmos" comes from an ancient Greek word meaning order. The universe is an orderly system from which we all came. The bible tells us that we are all God's children created in the likeness and image of God himself, who many believe to be the intelligent designer and benevolent force behind the big bang theory. Many ancient cultures represented this all powerful and all knowing God of the universe in intricate geometric patterns, for God is sacred and no human could ever ignore his Majesty. A mathematical representation of God is called sacred geometry and was recognized in the time of antiquity, during the byzantine empire and Islamic culture. These infinitely intricate patterns of beauty represent a God of unity, logic, and order. Just like the rhythm of waves and changing tides of the ocean, God’s supreme thumbprint and omnipotence is present. For God is in everything. He is in you and me, the trees, the stars, a honeycomb, the plants, a pine cone, a snail, a hurricane, a galaxy and even the tail of a seahorse. God's love will never fail you. Sometimes His love will fall over you in obvious ways like in receiving the grace of the sacraments. Other times it will come over you like the tides of the sea in the form of redemptive, cleansing waves, refreshing you with his grace and washing you clean of all unrighteousness.
Often times, God’s love will manifest in a pattern of blessings, abundant fruit and the fulfillment of your purpose. You are his called, chosen, and beloved child. God will love you in the beginning, middle and end of your life. He will love you here in earth and in eternity after you are deceased. He will love you forevermore, his love for you will always be an underlying pattern in your life. It is important to understand, God doesn't love you because of who you are, but rather because of who he is. God loves you because God is perfect, he is LOVE. For him to cease in loving, would mean for him to deny to exist and since God can not contradict himself for as much as he is Love, he is also truth, we can safely find rest in his unending love.
"31 What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him over for us all, how will He not also with Him freely give us all things? 33 Who will bring a charge against God’s elect? God is the one who justifies;34 who is the one who condemns? Christ Jesus is He who died, yes, rather who was raised, who is at the right hand of God, who also intercedes for us. 35 Who will separate us from the love of Christ? Will tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? (Romans 8:31-35)."
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life" (John 3:16). Acceptance of ourselves and others comes more readily when we genuinely begin to appreciate the beauty, love and truth of God in the world around us. When the paradigm in our mind shifts and everything becomes a gift rather than a right, we become happier. Acutely more aware of the pattern of beauty, love, brokenness, redemption and forgiveness throughout all of our lives.
Our own lives resemble the seasons we observe outside of us. There is a season for everything, a time to reap a time to sew, a time to weep and a time for laughter. Nothing in our lives is ever staying the same, we are all constantly evolving, as our world is around us. When you stand outside, watching and listening to mother nature she reveals the obvious truth, that she is never stagnant but always full of rhythms, shapes, colors, lines, textures and patterns constantly trying to engage us. We can find all the inspiration every required for creative expression through looking outside of ourselves at the beautiful world around us. When we take the time to notice the geometry of God’s love everywhere, epiphanies of spiritual awareness begin to translate into a flow of beautiful creativity...
Nautilus Shell Painting