Brighter Than Bright

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

Are You Listening?

Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. ~ King Solomon “Too many people say, ‘Hear, Lord, for thy servant speaketh.’ Samuel said. ‘Speak, Lord, for thy servant heareth.’” ~ Pettingill As you may already know, most of my lighthouse devotions have been … More Are You Listening?

From Dust to Dust

By the sweat of your brow will you have food to eat until you return to the ground from which you were made. For you were made from dust and to dust you will return.” – Genesis 3:19 Growing up on my island home of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, I always looked forward to … More From Dust to Dust

At All Times

I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. Psalm 34:1 Pictured above is the St. Joseph North Pier Lighthouse (Lake Michigan) in a seasonal collage. If you haven’t already, you may want to read my other devotion titled Spiritual Winters, which was inspired by this same lighthouse. … More At All Times

Radioactive Faith

This is the Cape Aniva or Mys Aniva Lighthouse, aka Naka Shiretoko Saki. It was built by the Japanese in 1939 on a jagged rock just off the southeastern-most cape of Sakhalin island which was, at that time, divided between Japan and the USSR. Like all other lighthouses, it was originally manned by keepers for … More Radioactive Faith

A Non-Conforming Light

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. -The Apostle Paul (Romans 12:2) In one of my previous/favorite devotions titled “A Conforming Light,” I was inspired by the Fastnet … More A Non-Conforming Light

In Memory of Gill

Sea of Glass by Daniel S. Warner, pub.1888 We stand upon the sea of glass,That’s mingled with Jehovah’s fire;Our robes are white, our feet as brass,We stand upon the foe’s empire. Refrain:We stand redeemed upon the sea,And sound aloud the harps of God;All glory, praise, dear Lamb, to Thee,For Thou hast saved us by Thy blood. … More In Memory of Gill

What Would They Find?

Pictured above is the Point Reyes Lighthouse in California. It has been the inspiration for one of my previous devotions titled, The Perfect Retirement. A recent event involving this iconic lighthouse has once again inspired and prompted me to use it for yet another devotion. This past October, a project to restore the Point Reyes … More What Would They Find?