a splash of North Carolina springtime

For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.Song of Solomon 2:11-12 This is the start of our 9th April here in North Carolina, but I am still just …

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Beauty on a Gloomy Day; Hope for Gloomy Hearts

- seeing beauty in the bare trees behind our house The Creator 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. Ecclesiastes 3:11 It's another grey, cold, wintery day here in Wake Forest. We've had rain, there is …

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More springtime photos from the garden

- looking toward my parents' home next door I have two choices here. I could write some exciting inspirational content based on my men's group this morning (we really did have an illuminating conversation that I'd love to share). Or I could drop in a few more photographs from this glorious spring weekend. I think …

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Evening light in Wake Forest

God saw everything he had made: it was supremely good. There was evening and there was morning: the sixth day.Genesis 1:31 - with Max Retriever Tuesday evening Tuesday evening, after an amazingly delicious supper featuring the best sea-bass I have tasted in quite some time, I took Max Retriever for a relaxing walk in the …

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Photo Friday: vibrant color and audacious life

“And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these." - Matthew 6:28-29 Here in Wake Forest, this looks to be the breakthrough weekend for springtime color. …

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Every picture tells a story: Four (category) Photo Friday

- Beks and David bringing the smiles Keep your eyes open for beauty and joy - they show up absolutely everywhere you could possibly look! This week's Photo Friday is a bit of a mixed bag. Of course I have to feature some of the wonderful images from Miami. Our three Campbell grandchildren are just …

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“God has made everything beautiful in its own time…”

What do people really get for all their hard work? I have seen the burden God has placed on us all. Yet God has made everything beautiful for its own time. He has planted eternity in the human heart, but even so, people cannot see the whole scope of God’s work from beginning to end. …

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