Nature’s Artwork

The DragonflyThe finishing touch on a canvas of colors and shapesThe shimmering wings God’s signature on His created masterpieceNature, His gallery

Alaska Harbor Seal

I saw quite a few harbor seals on my recent trip to Alaska. Sadly, I didn’t see much more than cute noses and whiskers! They were far away and hard to photograph. However, I thought this one was cute in black and white. Did you know? According to Alaska Department of Fish and Game, harbor…

Big Bertha Torch Cactus

Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr. The photo below is from a different plant (same species), back in the shadows. I like how it came out. And just for fun, I found this quote. Just proving, if you want to…

My Mourning Dove

Did you know? The coo of a dove is one of the most familiar bird sounds. We have all probably heard it at some point. The mourning dove, like every other species of dove, has its own unique coo sound. The low sound of the mourning dove’s coo was said to sound sad, so people said that…

In quiet moments

In quiet moments my thoughts will often shift to those who are struggling and hurting. These souls may be next door, miles away, and around the world. Early this morning these words from Jesus came to mind from his Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of…