“But those who wait upon the LORD will renew their strength.
They will soar like eagles, they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not grow faint.”
I love this verse. I see rewards of waiting on God to act on our behalf—He will renew our strength.
I get a mental picture of an eagle soaring on the wind—gliding through the air. I enjoy the metaphor Isaiah uses.
I think running and not being tired sounds wonderful. My idea of running is being actively doing something, anything for a stretch of time. Since my accident, I know I am not there physically. Physical walking great distances and not feeling all in are almost distant goals for me. I take life one day at a time.
When I see an eagle with wings outstretched using the air under them to guide it, I realize God makes the scene possible, not the bird and not man.
In our 21st Century world, we have many ‘conveniences’ that distract us for thinking on godly things. We have television, computers, electronic tablets, smartphones all designed to keep us in contact with one another. Maybe we need to find a place in a park, our backyards, or at a lake and just look at the sky, the clouds, the sunset, and the birds gliding on the air currents and get in contact with God. I find it refreshing to sit in our yard swing every evening and just watch what God has to show me.