Unfinished Until…

18 Sep

It took time and patience to create this lovely mosaic. Just the right colors, a variety of shapes, the arrangement which brings out the beauty of each tile and the beauty of the whole design when all the pieces compliment each other. The colorful tiles certainly did not fall into place by themselves. A creative mind and a steady hand were required.

But, if you tilted the mosaic or displayed it on a shelf, all the pieces would end up on the floor. It isn’t finished. Something is missing, something absolutely essential. Grout. It is grout that holds it all in place, anchors the individual pieces so that a lovely design is created. No grout, no mosaic.

So in the spiritual life for the followers of Jesus. “Christ is the visible image of the invisible God…and He holds all creation together.” (Colossians 1) Holds it together, individually and collectively. Your life, my life, our lives together. Lots of implications in that biblical statement. Think about it. Good news for this good day.

2 Responses to “Unfinished Until…”

  1. gz September 18, 2021 at 7:36 am #

    Thankful for the good news.

  2. singingcowgirl September 18, 2021 at 12:33 pm #

    We hold each other in the prayer grout of God too , don’t you think? Grout is messy when it’s first applied, and like God who is deeply involved in our messy lives and makes all things new and better if we let Him.
    I love to pass on your posts!!

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