getting to the right kind of comfortable…

¬†I press on toward the goal for the prize of the heavenly call of God in Christ Jesus. – Philippians 3:14 This has been a busy week, full with: amazing photographs from Easter Sunday, fun pictures of our beautiful grandchildren, and then reflections on the death of our great friend, Sandee, late Wednesday evening (see: Postscript to a Beautiful and Courageous Life). So this morning … Continue reading getting to the right kind of comfortable…

Four Photo Friday (the dog, the children, and the remodel)

Note: If you are one of the recent influx of new readers, then welcome, I’m glad you’re here. You may not be familiar with my occasional “Five photo Friday.” Content like today is generally intended as a break from a series of more serious meditations, or simply because I have a few pictures I think it would be fun to share. Regardless, I hope you … Continue reading Four Photo Friday (the dog, the children, and the remodel)

a photograph of love

Sometimes a picture just sits there looking at you, waiting to be recorded, and all that is left to do is to grab some kind of a camera and capture the image. That’s why I often say that great photography is as much about paying attention as it is anything else. Photography is all about listening with your eyes. Almost every moment is potentially frameable, … Continue reading a photograph of love

learning from the labradoodle #Lifeisgood!

And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. – Colossians 3:17 Yesterday, Scout Labradoodle turned ten. According to the “Pedigree Dog Age Calculator,” that makes her the equivalent of 75 human years. She’s officially a “senior” dog with all the rights, privileges, and responsibilities¬†appertaining – not … Continue reading learning from the labradoodle #Lifeisgood!

it’s a beautiful ride

So Saturday around Maul-Hall was both relaxing and nourishing. I had a mellow frame of mind from the get-go, then the pitch-perfect day of mild temperatures, gentle breezes, and occasional light rains¬†simply reinforced my disposition. Bible study, light gardening, sipping coffee on the deck, strolling the garden with Rebekah, getting into a new novel, taking photographs, playing with Scout Labradoodle, serving tea in the afternoon, … Continue reading it’s a beautiful ride