Tag Archives: courage

S-t-r-e-t-c-h

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Crossing the Delaware.

“Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me: yet thy commandments are my delights.”
Psalm 119:143 KJV

True Grit

noccalula falls al

Exploring the canyon at the bottom of the falls, Montana forgot about his new recipe for cheese grits.

“Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.”
Psalm 119:1 KJV

Coloring Fun: Hot Water

katmai national park alaska

Captivated by the rainbow trout’s stamina, Moose watched the fish navigate nature’s obstacle course.

“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.

If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.

But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.”
Daniel 3:16-18 KJV

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Coloring Fun:Hot water:Katmai National Park, Alaska:Daniel 3:16-18.

Who Makes Mouths?

lake clark national park alaska

When “the big one” got away, Moose chose to feature his fishing socks in the photograph.

“And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the Lord?

Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.”
Exodus 4:11, 12 KJV

Just Thunder

gates of the arctic national park alaska

Moose and June watched as the arctic fox slept peacefully, despite evidence of wolves.

“And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.”
Numbers 13:30 KJV

v-e-r-a-n-c-e

mo' persistent prophet:jeremiah 36

Hidden by the Lord.

“But the king commanded Jerahmeel the son of Hammelech, and Seraiah the son of Azriel, and Shelemiah the son of Abdeel, to take Baruch the scribe and Jeremiah the prophet: but the Lord hid them.

Then took Jeremiah another roll, and gave it to Baruch the scribe, the son of Neriah; who wrote therein from the mouth of Jeremiah all the words of the book which Jehoiakim king of Judah had burned in the fire: and there were added besides unto them many like words.”
Jeremiah 36:26, 32 KJV

Hope Heals

Towards the Light

truth telegram

Seeing Zeke’s determination in overcoming an obstacle helped June find the courage to face her uncertain future. Instead of running from the changes the telegram brought, she chose to search the Scriptures more with Susanna for answers.

“For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.”
John 3:20, 21 KJV

Faithful Reward

honey apple pie

Tasty dreamin’.

“And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

The Lord is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.

And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to thy word:

But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord.”
Numbers 14:17-21 KJV

Screamin’ for Security

bounty refused

Land of corn and whine.

“And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my lord be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,

The Lord is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Pardon, I beseech thee, the iniquity of this people according unto the greatness of thy mercy, and as thou hast forgiven this people, from Egypt even until now.

And the Lord said, I have pardoned according to thy word:

But as truly as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the Lord.”
Numbers 14:17-21 KJV