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clear vision in a dark valley

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death…” Psalm 23:4

“Lord, you have brought us to the valley of vision, where we live in the depths but see you in the heights; hemmed in by mountains of sin, we behold your glory. 150 more words


Perfect Day. :-)

Gestern war der perfekte freie Tag für mich. Lange schlafen, mit einer entspannten Aquarellübung in den Tag starten, Pizza backen, ein großes Blatt Aquarellpapier wässern und aufspannen und dann nach Herzenslust auf dem Balkon malen.    237 more words

The Drake shoots for ultimate catch and release cover

When this image confronted me through its plastic-wrap encasing in the mail, all I could do was marvel — and possibly feel a bit dismayed. Undoubtedly, this is the ultimate 21st Century hero shot, in which the angler completely disappears in favor of the fish, and, apparently, the fish never leaves the water. 544 more words

The Fisherman's Life

every chapter better than the one before

And soon they found themselves all walking together — and a great, bright procession it was — up toward mountains higher than you could see in this world even if they were there to be seen.

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colored leaves and His plans for your future

Autumn in my part of the world is drawing to a close. Another season passes, and oh, I’ll miss its colors. But in the missing, I relish this truth God declares to us: As leaves that flamed yellow and red and orange fall, and seeds are buried under coming winter snow, waiting for spring’s warmth and the new birth that will spring forth from their hidden source, God proclaims truth about a different coming renewal. 384 more words