This is the Cape Aniva or Mys Aniva Lighthouse, aka Naka Shiretoko Saki. It was built by the Japanese in 1939 on a jagged rock just off the southeastern-most cape of Sakhalin island which was, at that time, divided between Japan and the USSR. Like all other lighthouses, it was originally manned by keepers for … More Radioactive Faith
Happiness is dependant on circumstances. Joy, however, can be experienced regardless of what happens around us. A wish is a desire, an uncertain hope believing something good may happen. A prayer of faith, however, is an unwavering expectation. It is being certain that goodness and personal peace is attainable in spite of the circumstances. Therefore, … More A Joyful New Year!
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. -The Apostle Paul (Romans 12:2) In one of my previous/favorite devotions titled “A Conforming Light,” I was inspired by the Fastnet … More A Non-Conforming Light
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