Where even photography is a form of prayer…

- WFPC Rose Garden July 10 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. 9 But the Lord God called to the man, “Where …

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Watching our children still makes us smile

- cold water, beautiful skies, and a classic beach fashion When Naomi, Craig, and the children headed for the Jersey shore last Friday we instantly missed them. But we were also thrilled the family had the opportunity for a fun week together at the beach. With cool water, lots of space to play, a house …

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Images of life and light

- Derek Maul lives and writes in NC This week, with family coming in later today and a crazy weekend on tap, I am shifting to "Photo-Thursday." I am honestly not sure what my posting schedule will be like over the next four to five days. Fortunately I have some fun images to share. So …

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Gardening, Writing, and Publishing

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.Ephesians 2:10 - Derek Maul I have two distinct categories of content in today's post. The first is an update on the progress of the hydrangea; the second is an …

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When you expect to experience wonder, that is what tends to happen

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.    The world and all its people belong to him. For he laid the earth’s foundation on the seas    and built it on the ocean depths.Psalm 24:1-2 Here is a slight change of direction for today. Art. Monday afternoon I was sitting in the grocery store parking lot, trying to dry …

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April in review (30 days in 30 photos)

April was another full month. The beauty of Springtime in Wake Forest is impossible to cover in just 30 photos, but I think this paints the picture fairly well. Bookended by two photos of Mr. T. (our grandson in Germany), with lots of blooming flowers - and grandchildren - in between. I am already anticipating …

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Three Dog Day (well, one dog, three times) – and “how fun can be more fun”

"I came so they (all of us) can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of..." - Jesus, John 10:10 - Max and Derek So I have to confess that my last post (Every Car We Have Ever Owned) was not exactly devotional in content. But it absolutely was …

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