Struggle, craziness, serendipity, goodness, and light – Photo Friday offers a glimpse

Here - in the middle of all the craziness and struggle of the past few days - is a quick "Photo Friday" collection. Always, regardless of what is going on, there is so much serendipity and beauty and goodness and light. I am always grateful, then, that God has granted me the ability (most of …

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Today’s set of Photo-Friday images begs a “Photo of the Week”

- Beks in Miami Photo Friday today comprises this set of eight wonderful images. If I were editing a magazine (which, essentially, I am via this blog), these would all be contenders for "Photo of the Week" honors. Some for form and beauty, others for story. Both are equally compelling. I have to start with …

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Five Photo Friday: grateful for serendipity

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ …

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Photo Good Friday

 God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him.John 3:17 Good Friday. Good, of course, means Holy. And "holy" best describes the initiative of Jesus, taking his invitation for each one of us to walk into reconciliation all the way to the cross. …

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Photo Friday Goes to a Beautiful Beach Wedding

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.Colossians 3:12.15 - gotta love Sunset Beach, NC In this time of war, and pandemic, and so much bitter divide, I …

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Photo Friday: May your day be filled with images that inspire you!

- Morgan, Rebekah, Elaine, Savanah Photo Friday this week begins in Durham, where Rebekah and I met cousins for dinner and conversation around higher education. Shafe and Elaine Alexander's girls (Morgan and Savanah) are looking at North Carolina State and Duke. So we met at their hotel before heading into downtown Durham to "It's a …

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“The Very Old and the Very Young” (photo Friday collection)

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.   He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters,    he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right paths    for his name’s sake.Psalm 23:1-3 I forgot, apparently, to post my usual "month in review" photo collection earlier this week (thanks for the reminders!). February came to such an abrupt halt …

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Photo-Friday brings much needed smiles

Tell them to do good, to be rich in the good things they do, to be generous, and to share with others. When they do these things, they will save a treasure for themselves that is a good foundation for the future. That way they can take hold of what is truly life.1 Timothy 6:18-19 Happy …

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Antidote to “The Loss of Wonder” – Photo Friday

Just then a woman who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years came up behind him and touched the edge of his cloak. She said to herself, “If I only touch his cloak, I will be healed.” For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I …

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Photo-Friday: a half-dozen images that will make you smile

- Mr. t. looking out over the water in Manama, Bahrain Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.James 1:17 Photo Friday this week offers a unique view of the past few days. More interesting than artistic, it is still a collection …

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