Sun Still Shines

Sun to Rise

For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. -Mt 5:45 It is September 23rd and the Lord still makes his sun rise and his rains fall. Both on the just and the unjust. Where the beauty of his people still […]

Genesis 3:19

Absorption & Resonance

In Psalms 119:9, it is said that the way to keep yourself pure is to treasure His word in your heart. Let the words of Christ richly dwell within you. It is one thing to dwell on His words and treasure them, it is another thing to study, meditate, apply and keep from forgetting them […]



“Live as people who are free, not using your freedom as a cover-up for evil, but living as servants of God. Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor. Servants, be subject to your masters with all respect, not only to the good and gentle but also to the unjust. For this is […]

Rest for the Soul

Rest for the Weary

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” -Matt 11:28-30

Stature & Standing

Stature & Standing

Fully extended upward over a range of many years. The growth of a stand of Sequoias that together proclaim their being. Their beauty and statue commands an observer to take notice in comparison to the rest of tree life in their immediate vicinity. A stand of Sequoias to visit at peace. To contemplate, to read, […]

Distant Cover

Distant Cover

Low elevation overcast skies at a distance to remind an observer of a different mood. By place and circumstance, there is a separation of daylight and darkened skies. To affect a perception among a population about the quality of the day. At least for awhile until the layer burns off. For a period of time […]

White Tree

The White Tree

“The first White Tree of Gondor came from a fruit that Isildur, at great personal risk, managed to steal from Nimloth the Fair, the White Tree of Númenor, before that one was destroyed at Sauron’s insistence. He suffered many wounds at this mission, and he came near death, but when the first leaf opened in […]

Waters of Life

Waters of Life

There are times when I come upon a river and lay out on its boulders or adjacent granite surfaces to feel its roar move through me. So it is in passing, sometimes you come upon places that pull for a second look. To listen and be receptive to what the place would say. Especially from […]