Category Archives: nature’s beauty

Light Winds

Who doesn’t want a bigger boat? Early this Spring we decided to take the plunge. When our 351 Silverton Sedan sold in two weeks, my husband Cliff combed Boat Trader and other websites every day. We soon realized boats are … Continue reading

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Gaze Upon His Beauty

The word beauty is the prompt. I’m writing a story along with my Five-Minute Friday friends today. You can check out stories by people all over the world here. http://fiveminutefriday.com/2018/02/22/fmf-link-up-beauty/   I often complain about late winter/early spring being brown … Continue reading

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A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

A sunbow blazed to the right of the lowering sun. Blue and white sections filled the sky, with orange and yellow horizontal ribbons. Waves rolled up foaming and reclining back. I continued to walk toward the lighthouse although darkness was … Continue reading

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Plotting A Course

The hum of the motor was so loud that I couldn’t stay awake. The warmth of the sun and the calmness of the sparkling water was mesmerizing. My bookmark slipped onto the seat. It had been an early morning. We … Continue reading

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Nature Speaks

Writers are scavengers—we gather scraps and pieces together and turn them into stories. I found these things as we did a scavenger hunt and free-write at writing group.   God is amazing how he gives us this beautiful world to … Continue reading

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Spring Glory

Hasn’t it been absolutely beautiful lately? Here’s some pictures I snapped of the beautiful trees, bushes and flowers we have enjoyed the last few weeks as Michigan comes alive. Please share Bible verses which go with these photographs. I’d love … Continue reading

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Aroma of Christ

On walks or bike rides, I take many pictures of trees, bushes and flowers. It never ceases to amaze me how a grand transition takes place every spring from the gray and brown, to tinges of green, and finally into … Continue reading

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A Prayer On the Shore

Quench my thirst, Living Water. Help me trust you God, when I doubt. Remind me of your faithfulness. Enable me to be your vessel of healing. Advise me with Your Holy Spirit. Ease my anxiety when I feel can’t make … Continue reading

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Focus and Be Mindful

I’ve been learning something from readings I’m doing. The practice of mindfulness is not a new-age or mystical belief. It’s a practice which Jesus taught. Be mindful. Watch and pray. Do not worry, for today has enough worry of it’s … Continue reading

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Take a First Step-Follow Your Call

The pink petunias in front of me emit an earthy smell. I don’t often write in this spot, but it’s quiet and inspirational. From just inside the clubhouse balcony, I see the lake slightly rippling; sailboat masts stand still. The … Continue reading

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