What does the U.S. motto “E Pluribus Unum,” John Donne’s famous line, “No man is an island entire of itself,” and the High Shcool Musical song “We’re All in This Together” have in common? Hint -The title of this devotion. Consider this, lighthouses differ in size, shape, and color but so do stars. Yet all … More Uniquely United
“Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity.” -The Apostle Paul This is the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. It was built in 1870 on Hatteras Island in the Outer Banks of Buxton, North Carolina. At 210 feet, it is the tallest brick lighthouse structure in the United States and 2nd … More Excuses Kill Opportunities
This is the Fire Island Lighthouse. It is an active beacon located on a barrier island off the southern coast of Long Island, New York. The original tower was built in 1826 and stood 74 ft. tall. It was replaced in 1957 with the present tower which measures 168 ft. There is an interesting history … More We May Need to Undergo Some Tests
“Then I’ll huff, and I’ll puff, and blow your house in!” – The Big Bad Wolf (The Three Little Pigs) The lighthouse image above immediately brought to mind a Spanish song I use to sing as a young man at my home church. Funda tu casa sobre la roca que Jesucristo te ayudara. // Vendrá … More You Can Huff and You Can Puff
It was an awesome cluster of stars forming the background for a lighthouse in New Zealand that inspired me to write one of my previous devotions [Read Brighter Than Bright]. Can you guess what it was for this one? While living in the Carribean, I had the opportunity to witness not only amazing year-long starry … More Spoiler Alert…We Win!
“…Apart from me, you can do nothing. – John 15:5 ESV This is the Stage Harbor “Lighthouse” located in Chatham, MA. It was built in 1880 out of cast iron. The original tower was fitted with a fifth-order Fresnel lens which helped radiate a light visible for 12 nautical miles. For 53 years it faithfully served its … More Keeping Christ in Christian
Pictured above is the Nugget Point Lighthouse located in the Otago region of the South Island of New Zealand. It was built in 1869 from locally quarried stones. After researching a little more about this beacon, I told my wife that this, along with the Rubjerg Knude in Denmark, is definitely one of the lighthouses … More Brighter Than Bright