“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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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
You are all around me on every side; you protect me with your power. Psalm 139:5 (GNT) As long as we are among the living, we will encounter challenges that will consist of anything from losing a wallet to developing a life-threatening disease. All around us, there are people who have faced or are facing … More Surrounded by You
Vintage Postcard from Atlantic City, NJ – Mailed in 1963 [See Credits] “You show that you are a letter from Christ, the result of our ministry, written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts. – The Apostle Paul (2 Corinthians … More Lighthouse Postcards to the World
When I came across the above image, the first thing I thought about was the millions of people (martyrs) who have given up their lives in exchange for the opportunity to boldly proclaim (shine) the light of the Good News of Jesus Christ. They must have valued their eternal destiny above everything else to risk … More VSL vs. VEL
“But whatever was an asset to me I count as loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ.” -The Apostle Paul … More All Else is Garbage
If I Could Turn Back Time…Forever Young…I’m Not Gonna Grow Old… Seventeen Forever…Young and Beautiful Recognize any of the above titles? These are just a few of the many songs that describe youth and longevity. Pictured above is the Sheringham Point Lighthouse. It is located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Built in 1912, following the fatal wreck of the SS Valencia six … More Of Youth and Longevity