20 May

My Take

DiVoran Lites

Author, Poet and Artist


I was telling about Mother playing with us and training our imaginations by showing us how to find dogs, cats, and worlds of imaginary creatures in the clouds.

There’s a lot to be said about clouds, though, and I’m saying more. It occurred to me that electronic devices use Cloud technology and God uses it too, in a manner of speaking.

Have you ever been concerned that you didn’t pray hard enough or long enough about a situation or that you had to constantly remind God of a need or your prayers wouldn’t get answered? Well, my printer set me straight on that one. I realized that all I had to do was hit, click, or press print and the item I wanted would store itself in the printer and, all things being equal, not go away until it was printed. I began to know that God was like that too. He doesn’t forget. In fact, the Bible says He, or Jesus, or The Holy Spirit, or all three pray diligently for us all the time. Yes.

When I was looking at the clouds I took it a step further. I have a computer, an IPod, and a Kindle. I no longer have to worry about having enough Gigas or whatever it was that happened when I first got a computer. All my devices have lots of room and if they run out of room, it can all go to the cloud and be there if I ever need it again. I guess God has enough memory too. And the thought went even further to trying to remember what I need to do, and ideas I have about things I’d like to do or write or whatever, it gets to be a lot, but hey, maybe all that is in God’s cloud too.

I have one technical question. If God can handle all that “stuff” and God lives in me, does that mean that there’s a place in me that keeps it all and that if I need it, He can make it available to me? Hmmm. Experiment time.

Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that the Lord is good.





7 Responses to “Cloudland”

  1. Elise Stokes (@CassidyJonesAdv) May 20, 2013 at 4:03 pm #

    Both kinds of clouds blow me away. Great post, DiVoran. 🙂


  2. MsCheevious May 20, 2013 at 2:32 pm #

    Clouds are the BOMB! LOL. And yes – we must remember that God NEVER FORGETS… Thank you!


  3. Luann Robinson Hull May 20, 2013 at 2:30 pm #

    What a delightful and encouraging post! thank you for sharing! xx


  4. LisaJeyDavis May 20, 2013 at 2:28 pm #

    I remember my mom getting us to look at the clouds and find shapes, or creatures, etc… in them… I love clouds. Great post Onisha!


  5. McSwain & Beck May 20, 2013 at 10:29 am #

    Thank you for sharing. Of course, now you’ve got me looking for the clouds. 🙂


  6. oldthingsrnew May 20, 2013 at 8:36 am #

    I love God’s cloud technology. I know I will never lose it and He will never lose me!


  7. Louise Gib son May 20, 2013 at 7:58 am #

    Thought provoking and delightfully written.


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