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No Lie

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Sam crossed out the oil sites on the map, knowing they would destroy the beauty he saw.

“Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord.

What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good?

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.”
Psalm 34:11-13 KJV

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Yes, Fear

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All needs supplied.

“O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him.”
Psalm 34:9 KJV

Coloring Fun: Reflections

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Reality or reflection?

“As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.”
Proverbs 27:19 KJV

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Coloring Fun:Reflections:Mirror Lake, Yosemite National Park, California:Proverbs 27:19.

Go, Tell It

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The upset villagers could not stop the grateful pig farmer from talking about the power and love of his Savior.

“Now the man out of whom the devils were departed besought him that he might be with him: but Jesus sent him away, saying,

Return to thine own house, and shew how great things God hath done unto thee. And he went his way, and published throughout the whole city how great things Jesus had done unto him.”
Luke 8:38, 39 KJV

Inspired by: Heroes of Faith: Broken Chains

Prism Promises: Justice

darkest hour

The ship barn, crafted of redwood and ironbark, survived the flames. Moose opened the barn window to see a blackened world of destroyed crops and homes.

“And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive, and they that were with him in the ark.”
Genesis 7:23 KJV

Tugging on the Strings

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As June traveled to Agate Beach with Montana and Susanna, she savored the soft whispering pines and fresh blueberry biscuits. After several vespers at Agate Beach with Sam and Harriet, June found she could once again peacefully listen to waves breaking on shore.

“We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts:”
2 Peter 1:19 KJV

Blessings and Cursings

pineapple upside-down

In San Francisco, the captain abandoned June on the dock. Joseph Kingman, who lived on Nob Hill, found June and placed her in his estate kitchen. Kingman’s son, Jake, worked as a sous chef and owned a fishing vessel, the Swordfish. In a holiday showdown for top chef, June’s pineapple upside-down cake with toasted macadamia crust won the competition.

“And Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing wherewith his father blessed him: and Esau said in his heart, The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then will I slay my brother Jacob.”
Genesis 27:41 KJV

Aloha

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On the island of Oahu, the captain’s bride insisted on selling a group of slaves, including June and Moose, to a pineapple plantation owner. She claimed the wedding dress that June had created made her look like a pineapple.

“And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.”
Esther 5:11 KJV

Tea for Two

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In Tokyo Bay, June risked the captain’s wrath for a cup of green tea from Moose and a glance out the galley porthole.

“Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine. And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the Lord.”
John 21:12 KJV