Credit Where It Is Due

Credit Where It is Due

I like to make photographs, and I enjoy being praised for what I have done. But God teaches a different attitude, one of thankfulness and humility. He pointed that out to me recently. I DO NOT MAKE THESE PHOTOGRAPHS ALONE. I didn't create the light, or the technology which makes photography possible. I didn't buy my camera, it was a gift from my husband. I didn't give myself the ability to see through the camera in order to make an image which others find pleasing. It is right to use what I have been given to the best of my ability, but it is wrong to take credit for what I have not done. God made the light, the elements which are used to manufacture the camera, and the world from which these images come. He has given me gifts: people to teach me, eyes to see with, and a brain to process information. I am thankful for these gifts. He deserves all the praise, not I.

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

To You at Christmas



God Bless You!
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4 comments:

RuneE said...

A proper Christmas card :-)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your dear ones!

kaye said...

Merry Christmas!

NitWit1 said...

A nice Christmas collage. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Terry said...

merry christmas sweet girl...i will talk to you later. bernie and i are on our way out to pick up mom and dad golden where we will be taking them to betty's for our yearly christmas eve family get together...love terry