This functional baseball bat-shaped beacon is known as the Chirma Hang “Baseball” Lighthouse and it is located in Busan, South Korea. It, along along with a sculpture of a ball and a glove, was built to symbolize the importance of baseball to Busan and to commemorate Korea’s first ever gold medal in Olympic baseball at the … More What Else Does Your Light Convey?
Do you have a bucket list? I do. Of course, it includes visiting what I consider to be some of the most awe-inspiring lighthouses in the world, but it also includes riding on a hot air balloon! Hot air ballooning is a worldwide fun and memorable activity for the entire family. There are over 20 … More You Lift Me Up!
Pictured above is the Cies Lighthouse. It was built between 1851 and 1853 on The Cies, an archipelago consisting of three islands (Monteagudo, do Faro, and San Martiños), which are located off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, Spain. The long zigzag road that leads to the tower is rough (unpaved) and subject to strong … More The Narrow Road is Also Curvy
Pictured above is the Orfordness Lighthouse located on Orford Ness, in Suffolk, England. The 98 ft. brick tower was completed in 1792. Unfortunately, as with many other lighthouses built close to coastal waters, it slowly succumbed to the encroaching sea. Over the years, the shoreline was brought only a few feet from the lighthouse itself. … More Unstable and Fruitless
Almost every lighthouse ever built was as a result of having many ships and countless lives lost at sea. Their commissioning proved to drastically minimize tragedies by steering seafarers away from danger and guide them safely to shore. But there are a couple of stories that seem to contradict the life-saving purpose of these sentinels … More Right Time. Wrong Place.
Here comes the rain again Raining in my head like a tragedy Tearing me apart like a new emotion. “Here Comes the Rain Again” 1983 – Eurythmics The featured image reminded me of how life occasionally brings showers of blessings as well as torrential rains of pain. As lighthouses for God in a fallen world, … More Here Comes The Rain Again
“But I wouldn’t know your peace without the hard times or be thankful for relief without the pain. I wouldn’t love the light if it were not for the darkness or appreciate the sun Without the rain.“ –Thank You for the Storm– The Carr Family. From the Album Thankful Growing up in the Caribbean, I am … More Thank God For Storms!
“See, I have taken away your sin, and I will put fine garments on you.” -Zechariah 3:4 This is North Pierhead Lighthouse located on the north side of the Manistee River, in Manistee, Michigan. First built in 1869, it was destroyed by fire and later replaced by a light on the south pier in 1873, … More Ready To Dress You Up!
I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them. – Isaiah 42:16 The photo above depicts a light trail along the path to Formentor Lighthouse, an active beacon … More Follow The Light
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