Hebrews 11:3 By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the Word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible.
There is a manifold meaning to this scripture in my mind. We know that most everything around us is made up of molecules and atoms in a variety of forms. Water, for example is made up of one part Oxygen and two parts Hydrogen, H2O. We can see neither of these two atoms but once put together, they become visible. Then, there is the vibrational sounds that are also creative, music is a good example. There is music which is relaxing and music which makes you want to get up and dance. In my mind, I am creating the thoughts which I wish to put down on paper (in this document). As with the above scripture, God spoke things into existence and I believe we also have a tendency to be creative with our words. There are soothing words that create in us a sense of warmth and belonging and there are words of hatred which will drive people away. There are people who are continually thankful of all their surroundings in which case, they seem to draw things into existence that will constantly make them thankful. And quite the opposite, there are people who are never satisfied with their surroundings and their surroundings, no matter how much it may change, never is satisfying. Makes me think of a statement by Socrates, “He who is not happy with what he has would not be content with what he would like to have!”
I do believe, we tend to create the world we live in, like it or not.
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