Tag Archives: fear

Coloring Fun: Arise

painted cave, channel islands national Park, california

The loud echo of the whale’s tail slap reminded Moose of Jonah’s prayer in the belly of a whale.

“Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?

If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there.

If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea;

Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me.”
Psalm 139:7-10 KJV

Inspired by Heroes of Faith: The Storm of Jonah

coloring fun:arise:painted cave, channel islands national park, california:psalm 139:7-10.

Coloring Fun:Arise:Painted Cave, Channel Islands National Park, California:Psalm 139:7-10.

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Coloring Fun: Mercy Deal

everglades national park, florida

Nose to nose with a crocodile in the Everglades, Moose wondered how the egret stood so still in the face of danger.

“And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the Lord your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.”
Joshua 2:11 KJV

Inspired by Heroes of Faith: Rahab’s Red Rope

coloring fun:mercy deal:everglades national park, florida:Joshua 2:11

Coloring Fun:Mercy deal:Everglades National Park, Florida:Joshua 2:11.

Out of Darkness

mammoth cave national park, kentucky

Chasing the stray kitty, Harriet and June wandered too far into the cave, enduring a night of darkness before rescue.

“Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.”
John 8:12 KJV

Inspired by Heroes of Faith: Prison Break

Road Trip: Past Inspires Present

mount rushmore national memorial

Montana proudly led the holiday parade in the Black Hills of South Dakota as he remembered some of his favorite Biblical leaders.

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.

When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, Lord, will I seek.”
Psalm 27:1, 5, 8 KJV

coloring fun:mount rushmore national memorial:psalm 27:1, 5, 8

Coloring Fun:Mount Rushmore National Memorial:Psalm 27:1, 5, 8.

P-e-r-s-e

persistent prophet:jeremiah 36

Winterhouse fuel.

“And it came to pass, that when Jehudi had read three or four leaves, he cut it with the penknife, and cast it into the fire that was on the hearth, until all the roll was consumed in the fire that was on the hearth.

Yet they were not afraid, nor rent their garments, neither the king, nor any of his servants that heard all these words.”
Jeremiah 36:23, 24 KJV

Faith Works

Love Restored

love restored

After munching her favorite bagel combo, Irene helped her dad rescue a frightened, starving kitten hiding under their pony car.

“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”
Psalm 23:4 KJV

Note to reader: A real-life kitten rescue inspired this cartoon.

Plein-air coloring site: Goliath Wall.

goliath wall

Goliath Wall.

Peace in the Storm

faith in action

A squall surprised the crew, who feared the injured calf would sink the boat. Instead, he slept peacefully through the storm.

“And, behold, there arose a great tempest in the sea, insomuch that the ship was covered with the waves: but he was asleep.

And his disciples came to him, and awoke him, saying, Lord, save us: we perish.

And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm.”
Matthew 8:24-26 KJV

Plein-air coloring site: Wolftever Creek Greenway.

wolftever creek greenway

Old mill.

Leap of Faith

stormy rescue

Before crossing an inlet in Alaska, Moose found space on his fishing boat for an injured moose calf.

“But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.”
James 1:6 KJV

Plein-air coloring site: Wolftever Creek Greenway.

wolftever creek greenway

Old mill.

To Be: Peacemaker

beatitude: peacemaker

Moose finally inspired Prickles, a valentine gift to June, to uncurl when they discovered a mutual love of watermelon.

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.”
Matthew 5:9 KJV

Starry Night

brightest star

On trail rides, when Zeke awoke to the night sounds, Rosita challenged him to find the brightest star in the night sky.

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.”
Matthew 2:10 KJV