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I confess I clicked on the link to see some stunning photos. I knew the images were from UNICEF so I expected there would be the beautiful faces of children with eyes that riveted the lens and told a story of hardship and tragedy.  But that didn’t really prepare me for what I saw. In […]


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You Know You’re in Africa When. . . My husband and I are involved in ministry in Ghana West Africa. On our last trip there I blogged so that our friends at home could follow our trip. I rarely had electricity and Internet at the same time,but when I did I posted to my blog. Africa is by far the strangest and […]


Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Saturated This week I chose two subjects for this challenge. First up a photo with saturated color against a complementary background. Second is this Fall Color shot of Rudbeckia complete with a bee sporting very full and color coordinated pollen bags. Other Saturated entries you should see: Weekly Photo Challenge — Saturation; China’s Colorful Ethnic Minorities […]


Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

On a recent trip to Italy we visited a Monastery in Tuscany called The Convent of the Cells. As we were leaving we had to climb a long series of steps and I was walking next to the rock wall. I happened to look up to see how many more steps I had left to […]


Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. William Cowper I’m both calmed and excited by the sea. It’s rhythms are soothing, yet everything I see evokes a response. Both the sites and the sounds feed my soul. [youtube=] Last week […]


Weekly Photo Challenge

Weekly Photo Challenge: Carefree

[soundcloud url=”″ params=”” width=” 100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Carefree is about being unencumbered. Free from worry and striving. Not weighed down with the cares of this life. It’s not irresponsible or selfish. It’s not being obsessed with getting more, but being happily occupied with enjoying to the full what you already possess. Without a doubt […]


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