The Celebration of New Life
Cathy struggles to pass by a new flower. She always wants to stop and "smell the roses". She takes a deep breath and closes her eyes as she inhales the rich fragrance of a new creation from God.
Pictured above is a snapshot of a beautiful rose we saw in Holland several years ago. God had brought us there at the right time to see the blossoms of tulips, roses and hundreds of other flowers in the spring.
We have been traveling with Deeper Still Missions for the last twelve years. No matter where we go Cathy sees God's beauty and majesty. Whether it is in Kruger National Park, the Robertson Valley of the Cape, Victoria Falls, Germany or driving on the interstate, Cathy notices the work of God!
Just like the flowers in Holland she would stop and say, look at how God painted the exquisite touch on those plants! Look at that tree! Look at that beautiful Wild Dog and the pattern on its coat! God never disappoints! Look around you and see his creation. It will take your breath away.
There are so many distractions in our busy daily lives that we often become blind to the beauty of what God is doing around us and in us. Have you noticed the beauty of flowers coming from weeds? Cathy does. She has taught me so much and opened my eyes to see more of the influence of God in our world, our minds and our hearts.
Celebrate the fresh smell of God's work. It is all around us. Thankfully Cathy has opened my eyes!
Danny and Cathy Sartin
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Four decade veteran of youth ministry in churches, Youth For Christ and now is the Founder and Executive Director of Deeper Still Missions. Danny and his wife Cathy spend most of their time mentoring missionaries in Africa, Europe, Central America and North America. Future opportunities include South America and the Asia Pacific area.