Stunning Time-Lapse Video Shows Rare Views of Yosemite – NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC.com
“O Lord, our Lord,
How excellent is Your name in all the earth,
Who have set Your glory above the heavens!”
Take a few minutes and watch this awe-filled video (below) California-based photographers Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill put together. Also, click through the link above to the National Geographic article to see where in Yosemite the footage was shot. As you watch this video, be reminded of the creative power and infinite wisdom of The Lord as displayed throughout the natural world. The beauty of nature and our ability as humans to absorb this artistry is a reflection of the glory that awaits those in Christ and the majesty of God as Master Craftsman. Furthermore, read the quote below about the desires that natural splendors evoke and what they point to.
“And this brings me to the other sense of glory–glory as brightness, splendour, luminosity. We are to shine as the sun, we are to be given the Morning Star. I think I begin to see what it means. In one way, of course, God has given us the Morning Star already: you can go and enjoy the gift on many fine mornings if you get up early enough. What more, you may ask, do we want? Ah, but we want so much more–something the books on aesthetics take little notice of. But the poets and the mythologies know all about it. We do not want merely to see beauty, though, God knows, even that is bounty enough. We want something else which can hardly be put into words–to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive it into ourselves, to bathe in it, to become part of it. That is why we have peopled air and earth and water with gods and goddesses and nymphs and elves–that, though we cannot, yet these projections can, enjoy in themselves that beauty grace, and power of which Nature is the image.” ~ C.S. Lewis, The Weight of Glory