What is life? the young one asked
And why are we all here?
What is life? the old one asked
How is the purpose clear?
In Him we live and move and have our being
The sum of all our lives
Is found in knowing, loving Him
Who made us, formed us, created life
And breathed us into being
c2021 Lisa Lyons
My daughter is taking biology this semester. They discussed the question, “What is life?” I realize that there are valid observational qualifications for life. I don’t negate that. But all I kept thinking over and over again in my mind was, “Life is God. In Him we live and move and have our being.” (Acts 17:28)
What a comforting thought to be held together, to be created by Almighty God, who has made all things. Beautiful things….oceans, mountains, waterfalls, pine trees laden with snow, hummingbirds, cuddly puppies.
Praise God for life and for being our entire being.