In December of 2016, our church sponsored its first annual Angel Tree Christmas event for some of the kids in and around our community. As part of the program, we included a special segment where a storytelling candy maker (yours truly) read ‘The Legend of the Candy Cane‘, by Lori Walburg. Here are some photos … More Candy Canes, Barber Poles, and Lighthouses. Oh my!
A wintry phenomenon Like a magical tower in the land of Narnia, this beacon beckons us to marvel at the wonders of creation. Underneath this fairy-tale like facade is one of two lighthouses located on a pier in the town of St. Joseph, Michigan. Built in 1907 this range light, which is still operational, is known as … More Spiritual Winters
Located on a small rock island off Cape Ann on the Massachusetts coast in the USA are these two lighthouses known as the Thacher Island Twin Lights. The original towers built in 1771 were made out of wood. These were replaced with the present 124-foot tall granite ones in 1861. The Thacher Island Lights are … More Every Lighthouse Needs a Maria
Nestled among two magnificent rocky mountain tops rising like gothic cathedrals out of the sea is this 40 ft. beacon known as the Skellig Michale Lighthouse. It is one of two lighthouses built in 1829 on Skellig Michale, an uninhabited steep rocky island lying off the coast of the Iveragh Peninsula, County Kerry, Ireland. The first … More The Hidden Lighthouse
Pictured above is the Montauk Point Lighthouse. It is located on the easternmost point of Long Island, NY. Built in 1796 it is the oldest lighthouse in New York state and the fourth oldest in the US. It was actually number six on my 2016 Lighthouse Touring list. Unfortunately, I still haven’t been able to visit it. Hopefully, … More Exterior Illumination
And then he [Jesus] told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone.” – Mark the Evangelist This lighthouse is known as the San Juan del Salvamento Lighthouse. It is located atop a rocky hill on Isla de los Estados, an island at the southernmost tip of Argentina, S.A. The … More A Lighthouse at World’s End
In contrast to my previous devotion titled, “Like Little Red“, where I encouraged you to be like one of the lighthouses I had the privilege of visiting this past summer, this post is to encourage you NOT to be like this red and white lighthouse. Why? Well, let’s just say that even though very little is … More Not Like Arholma