This is the Tawas Point Lighthouse. It is located on Tawas Point (formerly Ottawa Point), which lies near the northern entrance to Saginaw Bay in northern Michigan. It was first built in 1852 and later rebuilt in 1877 due to the deteriorating conditions of the keeper’s station, not to mention the shifting sands that caused … More Temporary Keepers Wanted
Sea of Glass by Daniel S. Warner, pub.1888 We stand upon the sea of glass,That’s mingled with Jehovah’s fire;Our robes are white, our feet as brass,We stand upon the foe’s empire. Refrain:We stand redeemed upon the sea,And sound aloud the harps of God;All glory, praise, dear Lamb, to Thee,For Thou hast saved us by Thy blood. … More In Memory of Gill
Pictured above is the Point Reyes Lighthouse in California. It has been the inspiration for one of my previous devotions titled, The Perfect Retirement. A recent event involving this iconic lighthouse has once again inspired and prompted me to use it for yet another devotion. This past October, a project to restore the Point Reyes … More What Would They Find?
The Lighthouse and The Fishing Buddies by Joe Rodriguez Since childhood, both Mark and Joey would accompany their fathers on frequent fishing trips. As teenagers, they kept the habit alive by regularly getting together to cast their hooks from the pier. That’s how they came to be known as the fishing buddies. One day, … More Keep Your Eyes on The Light
This is the Cabo Polonio Lighthouse. It stands 85 feet tall and it is located on a hamlet on the eastern coast of Uruguay. As you may already know, every lighthouse has a story. Even if not associated with a remarkable life-saving tale or a fascinating urban legend, every lighthouse has guided and warned mariners … More A Lighthouse Teacher
Pictured above is the Klein Curacao Lighthouse. This 66 ft. masonry tower was originally built in 1849 on an island about 7 miles southeast of Curacao. The tower was completely destroyed by a Hurricane in 1877. It was rebuilt in 1879 and then again in 1917. Today, all that is left of the Klein Curacao … More Even The Broken Can Shine!
Pictured above is one of the lighthouses in my collection. It is one of my favorites not only because it is decorated with a beach theme (I’m an island boy at heart), but because it was given to me by my middle son, Joshua, as a Father’s Day gift right before he moved out to … More Saving Starfish