I am not a “bright eyed and bushy tailed” type of morning person. It takes me awhile to get my mind the the rest of me moving. I was Divinely helped this morning while looking out of our kitchen window at the bird bath in our back yard, when all of a sudden, a female Cardinal dashed in a blur to the bird bath. The Cardinal drank from the water of the bird bath, remaining there only a few seconds before darting off.
The Cardinal’s unexpected immediacy of arrival caught be by surprise. The suddenness of the arrival of beauty and energy caused me to gasp–in a pleasant way. Revelation is like this: happening in the immediacy of a moment and then lasting for years in our memories. That one moment set my spirit in alignment. I thought for a moment: what if I had not looked out that window and missed such a theophany (a “God revealing” moment)! We are given hundreds of windows each day to receive the unexpected visit from the Holy One who manifests the Spirit in a multitude of ways.
What’s showing outside your window?