Saturday, October 13, 2007

The Sight of Sleat




Sgurr na Ciche, high in the Rough Bounds of Knoydart looks majestic across the Sound of Sleat, from Skye's southernmost peninsula. Then, this morning before we left for home, the West Coast treated us to a breathtaking sunrise, which changed in shapes, colours, lights, patterns and contrasts. We were speechless before it.

It reminds me of Psalm 19, which starts:

The heavens declare the glory of God;
the skies proclaim the work of his hands.
Day after day they pour forth speech;
night after night they display knowledge.

The creative intent was that the world should be a canvas on which the glory of God would be displayed.

Lord, spare me from the idolatry of merely glorying in the created - and not lifting my gaze higher, to worship you.

5 comments:

doonhamer geordie said...

Wow!
What fantastic photos...
...and what a great God!

His Girl Friday said...

very nice post, and photos! :)

Orchid said...

THM,
Cool pics..almost makes me want to take a vacation

sara! said...

Indeed lovely post and pics.
Were the last two pics taken one straight away after another?

That Hideous Man said...

Hi sara! I've gone back and had a look at the original images from the camera and they are stamped about a minute apart, that's all.