Divine Activity

"When we know ourselves as ideas of God, we may be sure that God directs our activity"

On a midsummer evening, about the time the sun is setting, we might be led to believe that there is almost no activity taking place about us in the quietness of the dusk. Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. The pond frogs are warming up for the nightly concert; the fireflies are lighting their built–in lanterns; and the young of the night–prowling animals are blinking the sleep out of their eyes in preparation for a night of romping. A whole new world is coming to life around us; but if we believed the reports of the unenlightened physical senses, we should be completely unaware of this activity. These same physical senses, if given the chance, would present the picture of inactivity in our own experience. Can this picture be true?

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A College Student Writes
May 2, 1964

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