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Natural World

Photography 101 Assignment 8: Natural World & Leading Lines

They survived the storm

Like arms, their branches outstretched

“Thanks for sparing us.”


Guiuan, Eastern Samar - Part 1

I first heard about Guiuan shortly before it was hit by Typhoon Yolanda. We still had power when we heard news that the typhoon made landfall, but I never saw how much damage the town suffered until two weeks later when power went back up in our town. 929 more words


Exodus 14

That morning we were in the waiting shed by 6.30am, confident that we would shortly be on our way to Manila. A neighbour came to join us as we waited and she chatted with Grace. 650 more words

Philippines, China, Tibet?

‘For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.’ Luke 19:10

For a little while I’ve been unsure of what is next for Nicola. 709 more words


Exodus 11

Fortunately the terminus was also base to local buses and minivans heading towards Tacloban. We quickly found one and jumped aboard. The driver wanted eight-hundred pesos, which for the two of us was four times what it should have been. 421 more words

Where's Brady?

As Christians, if we aren’t in over our heads we are swimming in the wrong ocean.”

                                                                      -Brady Rose

Pastor Brady will be spending the next two months on an island several hours away from the large Philippine city, Tacloban. 143 more words

(beat) Enchanted Gazebo

Dear KS,

I saw this lone gazebo in the field. I had to. I had to leave that crowd. They were so busy chatting and preparing for the show (or maybe with the… 41 more words