Thursday, August 10th, 2006
Melissa Gee is the assistant director of OASIS (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and Shelter) in Boone, North Carolina, and a West Virginia native.
Your Handiwork, which You called good, exists only for and through You, but I thank you for the joy and protection we receive from Your amazing works.
The beauty of these mountains leaves me breathless and full of peace. Every tree, stream, and mountain is exactly where you have placed it. Your all-knowing hand molded this land perfectly. Although we may never know the reasons behind your plan, help us remember that we are living as part of Your Creation.
Lord please forgive us for pillaging and not holding dear what belongs to you. I pray that you will open the eyes and hearts of your children and help us turn away from the sin of destruction and use wisely the resources which you have entrusted to us.
Through the Prince of Peace I pray,