Every picture tells a story (11 Photo-Friday images)

The Lord God planted a garden in Eden in the east and put there the human he had formed. In the fertile land, the Lord God grew every beautiful tree with edible fruit, and also he grew the tree of life in the middle of the garden and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.Genesis 2:8-9 - …

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North Carolina at its beautiful best

- Raleigh from the golf course Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, …

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The struggle between liberty and community (more north Carolina history)

This week, Rebekah and I went back to the North Carolina Museum of History to pick up the story where we left off last time. We had made it through indigenous peoples, Conquistadors, Colonists, Pirates, and Independence. The first exhibit we looked at touted North Carolina's refusal to ratify the U.S. Constitution until it included …

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North Carolina’s compelling history – and the connection between freedom and truth

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.Galatians 5:1 - outside the history museum Now that my dad is a little more secure, Rebekah and I are trying to head out on some regular "field-trips" here in this part …

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A much needed deep cleansing breath

Dear friends, let’s love each other, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born from God and knows God. The person who doesn’t love does not know God, because God is love. 1 John 4:7-8 - Emmy, Derek, Max Once in a while something good needs to happen that has the effect of …

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Black and White Winter Photos from Wake Forest

For the beauty of the earth,for the glory of the skies,for the love which from our birthover and around us lies.Christ, our Lord, to you we raisethis, our hymn of grateful praise.For the wonder of each hourof the day and of the night,hill and vale and tree and flower,sun and moon and stars of light.Christ, …

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Fun with snow photos: snow = art

- Early morning light in Tyler Run Park, Wake Forest NC Lord, our Lord, how majestic    is your name throughout the earth!    You made your glory higher than heaven! From the mouths of children and infants    you have laid a strong foundation    because of your foes,    in order to stop vengeful enemies. When I look up at your skies,    at what your fingers …

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A Little Joy to go with your Thanksgiving

You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.2 Corinthians 9:11 Looking back, my past few posts have been fairly serious in terms of content. Primarily, I am a writer, and I believe (I hope) it is my words …

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“God has made everything beautiful in its time” – Fall Photo Friday

- Corner of Tyler Run and Holding Ave. God saw all that he had made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning—the sixth day.He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.Genesis …

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Cheers to Autumn, and North Carolina, and Wake Forest in particular

- North Carolina writer Derek Maul I love autumn. I love the freshness in the air, the colors in the trees, and the sense of invigoration when I take a walk. I love making stew, sipping hot drinks by the fire, turning the heat down at night, and snuggling under a warm blanket. I love …

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