A Moment with the Creator: II Corinthians 4:6

"God who first ordered light to shine in darkness has flooded our hearts with His light . . ." II Corinthians 4:6, (Philips) Welcome to the first mid-month scripture photo. If you haven't yet read the story behind this photo journal entry I encourage you to click here to read the post titled "Something New." …

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Lesson from a Lab – Burrs: A Lesson on Forgiveness — Devotional Treasures

The author of Devotional Treasures Alan Kearns has graciously allowed me to be a guest writer on his blog once again. If you are a hiker or outdoorsman than you’ve encountered your fair share of burrs.  If you’ve ever had to pick them out of a dog’s coat, you know the challenge they present.  These …

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A Labrador and a Corgi: A Lesson on Resolving Differences

Right before Christmas our Labrador got to meet our friends' Corgi puppy for the first time.  The differences between these two dogs was glaringly obvious from the start. One is an energetic puppy and the other a mellowed, fully matured adult. One has short legs with a rolly-polly belly while the other is tall and …

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This is My Father’s World

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord.” -Psalms 150:6 Today marks the first calendar day of spring.  Yet the evidence of spring began to arrive in our neck of the woods several weeks back.  The Phoebe bird, who perches on our deck announcing his presence, has returned from his wintering grounds.  The robins now …

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A Longsuffering Labrador: A Lesson on Love

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.” Ephesians 4:2 Our Labrador has interacted with people of all ages her entire life.  It’s her interaction with children that always gives me pause to watch, wonder, and learn.  From the moment Adi arrived in our home as a wee puppy she …

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A Leaf Covered Trail: A Lesson on Walking by Faith

“The steps of a man are ordered by the Lord who takes delight in his journey” -Psalm 37:23 My Lab is a trail dog, meaning that when we're out hiking, the trail laid out before her is the path she travels.  The visibility of these hiking trails varies with terrain and seasons.  Trails through the …

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