Almost everyone has a favorite color. Mine is yellow. I love the yellow sun, yellow buttercups, and yellow sweet corn.
But I also like blue. I love going to the beach to see the vast blue sky and various shades of blue in the ocean.
I’m not sure why those colors appeal to me—they just do.
What amazes me is that God is the only One who could think of all the different colors.
What is even more amazing is they have been in existence since the beginning of time. The sun is yellow, the grass is green, and the sky is blue. It’s always been that way and it will always be that way.
I smile when I think how God put orange feet on a duck. And I wonder what He was thinking when He chose brilliant splashes of red, yellow, and blue for the feathers on a macaw.
And what about patterns? Orange and black tiger strips, spotted leopards, and the unique geometric pattern on a tall giraffe—how did He come up with those ideas?
Our human minds will never grasp the magnitude of God’s creative and artistic abilities. The beauty of a rainbow, the majesty of a sunset, and the splendor of a crimson rose reveal God’s greatness. They were created for our pleasure and for His glory. We don’t have to explain it—we just need to enjoy it!
“Lord You are the one who made the sky, the earth, the sea, and everything in the world” (Acts 4:24 ICB).
Crystal Bowman is an award winning, best-selling author of more than 100 books for children. A speaker and mentor for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), she teaches at several writers’ conferences throughout the U.S. She’s a monthly contributor to Clubhouse Jr. Magazine and writes lyrics for children’s piano music.