Lighthouses were once hailed as “saviors” and “heroes” of the sea. But the truth is that their glory was not entirely of their own. Before electricity and solar power, lighthouses could not function without the help of lighthouse keepers. These keepers were men, and sometimes women, who not only risked their lives in order to … More Like The One-Armed Keeper
Ray is a lighthouse. He is tall, stationary, and rests upon a rocky cliff. Doug is a tugboat. He is small (compared to Ray), mobile, and lives on the water. In spite of their differences, both Ray and Doug share one defining quality that makes them strikingly similar. They are both incredibly strong! Because of this, Ray and … More Ray, Doug, & Letty
Atop of Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Indiana’s largest medical facility, you will find this beautiful faux lighthouse with a rotating fixture that has the images of both a blue and a white cross. The lighthouse, which was built thanks to a generous donation by a local philanthropist and dedicated to “servants of religion, medicine, … More More Than a Hospital
The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (pictured above) was first built in 1827. It measures 79 ft. and it is located at the tip of the Pemaquid Neck in Bristol, Maine. Pemaquid Point attracts over 100,000 visitors every year, making it one of the most visited sites in New England and among the favorite of artists, photographers, and … More Good Salt, Bad Salt
Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon. – Isaiah 58:10 Rising above Long Beach Harbor, CA, right in the heart of Shoreline Village you will find a faux lighthouse which is actually a restaurant. … More Happy Thanksshining!
“Who will rise up for me against the wicked? Who will stand for me against those who practice iniquity?” -Psalm 94:16 An apocryphal story is told of the captain of a US battleship who, in the midst of a fog, saw what appeared to be the light of another ship coming directly at him. The captain radioed … More I Cannot and Will Not Be Moved!
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