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
Take the ones you loveAnd hold them close because there is little timeAnd don’t let it break your heartI know it feels hopeless sometimesBut they’re never really goneAs long as there’s a memory in your mind“Hold On to Memories” – Song by Disturbed Lighthouses were built to last. They were made to withstand the fiercest … More Hold On to Memories
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.
“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!
Lighthouses can serve as both Daymarks (on clear days) and as Beacons (at night and during storms). Either way, they accomplish what they were built to do which is to keep mariners away from danger and/or guide them safely to shore. As lighthouses for God, Christians have also been commissioned to warn unrepentant sinners of … More Before the sun sets
God, pick up the pieces. Put me back together again. You are my praise! -Jeremiah 17:14 (MSG) I recently came across a website that turns any image into an interactive jigsaw puzzle. You can imagine the fun I’ve been having uploading my favorite lighthouse images (including photos of those I have personally taken) and putting … More The Missing Piece
I’ve come across some incredibly beautiful lighthouses on the internet, many of which I hope to personally visit someday. Today I figured I would search for some strange and unusual looking ones and I actually came across quite a few. This one, The Alprech Lighthouse in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, truly caught my attention. Can you guess … More When You Don’t Fit The Mold