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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A Few Amazing Photographs and a Little American Pride

- DC from Arlington I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people— for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.1 Timothy 2:1-2 If you have been reading the past few days then you already know about our weekend …

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Tall stories, gem mining, mud, and fun

She is more precious than jewels;And nothing you desire compares with her. - Proverbs 3:15 Question: What do you get when you add a remote location, a flume, a bucket-load of clay, a lot of water, tall stories, a sieve, a bunch of fun, and wildly imaginative optimism together? Answer: More mud, more fun, buckets …

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Walking Wake Forest’s North Main Street in late March (we live in such a beautiful town)

Two or three times per year, usually at the height of spring or fall, I take a walk around the historic North Main Street district in Wake Forest, Nikon DSLR in hand, looking to document the season. This year I'm a little early, mostly because I wanted my Florida niece to enjoy a beautiful North …

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some joy and sunshine from Florida…

- David and Beks at the beach this week “Look at how good and pleasing it is when families live together as one. ” — Psalm 133:1 Today I am indulging in what is essentially a gratuitous display of photographs from Miami. Naomi's eye for a great picture is in top form, and the subject …

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“Five” photos? I don’t think so! How about twelve?

I try, really. I understand that "Five photo Friday" is a thing, and it would be nice to limit today to just that, but I can't. Seriously, you be the judge. Is there any image I could have left out? To be honest, given that this week featured the arrival of "grandchild number four," I …

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Finally, a couple of days out of town (“Bern”ing up in NC)

Making our Escape! Don't get the wrong idea, we love living in North Carolina. Our neighborhood is a picture perfect community, the church here is full with people we love dearly, and Wake Forest is home in every way. However, Rebekah and I simply had to make tracks out of town at least for a …

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