j1407b

Spin & Weave

J1407b (1SWASP J1407 b). A spinning disk with a planet at its center. Discovered in 2012, this is what planet formation looks like in our galaxy. It is a giant gas planet which burns at about 600 degrees. Made up of hydrogen and helium. A full day is about 7 ½ hours long and it […]

Shade & Sun

Shade & Sun

A common view depending upon the day or season. The contrast and character of upward tree growth. A seemingly infinite range of diameters, shades and shapes. All unique where the trees are as people by where they stand yet different by what they do.

Mountain Outcrop

Foot of the Mountain

“the Lord said to me, ‘Gather the people to me, that I may let them hear my words, so that they may learn to fear me all the days that they live on the earth, and that they may teach their children so.’ And you came near and stood at the foot of the mountain, […]

Book of Nature

Book of Nature

Sometimes when heading straight toward the sun, it presses before you with its intensity. While there is uncertainty about what is coming, still the image must get captured while on the go. With the image saturated and the histogram blown, a record and reminder about what happened to draw you in. About what light swept […]

Swept Through

Swept Through

“Grace You’ve shown me grace You’ve lifted my shame Drawn me with loving-kindness Washed whiter than snow You have redeemed and made me whole” -Bethel Music How do we have assurance we are saved? If we have become born again and have any genuine heart-affection of the biblical Christ, we are regenerated. Apart from regeneration, […]

Path of Contemplation

Path of Contemplation

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. -Pr. 3:5-6 A narrow path to guide me is a comfort and a place to contemplate and pray. To give consideration over distances long or short. […]

Bear on the Hart Trail

Tapestry of Light

A series of photos that are of Redwood Canyon. A forested loop route in between Sequoia and Kings Canyon. A lovely area worth exploring with full effort and an open heart. With much to see and do while giving care to location, direction and the weather. For safety and best use of time to get […]

Twin Peaks Summit Climb

Successive Approximation

When setting out, there are often times where there really isn’t a trail or clear route to the top of a mountain. Cross country approximation to the top of a well-known peak isn’t to be taken for granted. It isn’t just a concern about losing your way, or getting off your bearing. It is largely […]