This weekend’s six best photographs

- Beach baby in Bahrain Happy are those    who do not follow the advice of the wicked,or take the path that sinners tread,    or sit in the seat of scoffers;but their delight is in the law of the Lord,    and on his law they meditate day and night.They are like trees    planted by streams of water,which yield their fruit in …

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writing about writing – our creativity sings its own song…

Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation    and make it plain on tablets    so that a herald may carry the correct message.Habakkuk 2:2 - working in my study at home If you had been wondering about how late I am with this post, this has been - well - "One of those days!" Extra parent care; lightening storm knocking out …

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Photo Friday images of soaking rains, summer colors, and a Golden Retriever

...on the seventeenth day of the second month, all the underground waters erupted from the earth, and the rain fell in mighty torrents from the sky. The rain continued to fall for forty days and forty nights. - Genesis 7:11-12 Now that was a lot of rain! But surprisingly with almost no wind at all. …

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Walking Wake Forest’s North Main Street in late March (we live in such a beautiful town)

Two or three times per year, usually at the height of spring or fall, I take a walk around the historic North Main Street district in Wake Forest, Nikon DSLR in hand, looking to document the season. This year I'm a little early, mostly because I wanted my Florida niece to enjoy a beautiful North …

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“Take heart! I have overcome the world!” (82 hours on a Greyhound, and other memories)

"A time is coming and in fact has come when you will be scattered, each to your own home. You will leave me all alone. Yet I am not alone, for my Father is with me. I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! …

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Jesus: “You can’t handle the truth!” (plus video-blog)

"I have much more to say to you, but you can’t handle it now. However, when the Spirit of Truth comes, he will guide you in all truth. He won’t speak on his own, but will say whatever he hears and will proclaim to you what is to come. He will glorify me, because he will …

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Sensation grabs attention and attention sells advertising (10 tips for consuming “news”)

Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law. - Romans 13:8 - writer Derek Maul To be honest, I am a little concerned about my attention span. Or maybe I should say "our" attention span, collectively, because I know it's not just me. …

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