Rain, soggy leaves, and dog photos!

This morning in Wake Forest it is cold and wet, reminding me of the late autumn in England. I have fond memories of walking home from school in my "Wellies," sloshing through deep piles of wet leaves, or playing soccer in the mud on a cold, rainy afternoon (it was fun only if you were …

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life is a tapestry of powerful images

Each new day we are gifted is an expansive tapestry of powerful imagery - exquisite, fascinating, stunning, beautiful, arresting; when we consider the collage as a whole we can experience a lifetime in a single moment. - Geoffrey Today's "Photo-Friday" is a classic example of me featuring Naomi's pictures of the children because I seem …

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Photo-shoot with Max Retriever

Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad;    let the sea resound, and all that is in it. Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them;    let all the trees of the forest sing for joy. Let all creation rejoice before the Lord... - Psalm 96:11-12 - Typically, Max fails to cooperate with the camera So the other day I …

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Testimony of “A Happy Man”

Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity... - Ephesians 5:15-16 I am a blessed man, and in so many beautiful ways. But for this post I'm just going to talk about my birthday. I need to share before it all gets too far in the …

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dog blog: Labradoodle joie de vivre

NO PAPARAZZI!! This year, Scout Labradoodle has become somewhat of a prima donna. She's getting on in years, and she has adopted the canine version of, "I'm over 80 now; I can do what I like." She still has that essential Labradoodle joie de vivre , but it's more on the inside, more of a "I'm …

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caught in the act (great stories need to be told!)

"Every day, they met together in the temple and ate in their homes. They shared food with gladness and simplicity. They praised God and demonstrated God’s goodness to everyone. The Lord added daily to the community those who were being saved." - Acts 2:46-47 PAPARAZZI! Yesterday, shortly after our near freeze-out at church, this photograph …

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