Tag Archives: protection

No Hiding Place

virgin islands national park, united states virgin islands

All work stopped for the magnificent mother saving her hatchling.

“His going forth is from the end of the heaven, and his circuit unto the ends of it: and there is nothing hid from the heat thereof.”
Psalm 19:6 KJV

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Guardian

joshua tree national park, california

Montana built a corral to protect Pepper and Blue Star.

“The angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth them.”
Psalm 34:7 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

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

Double Deal

easy sandwich method

Everyone loves a good deal: the “easy sandwich method” is a favorite of mine.

“Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.

But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows.”
Matthew 10:29-31 KJV

easy sandwich method

Creating tulip sandwiches: one part tulip and one part background.

United Hearts

wedding dance

June placed her hope in God as she started an unknown future with Moose. Watching Zeke walk towards them, holding Susanna’s family Bible, remained a favorite memory.

“But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love thy name be joyful in thee.”
Psalm 5:11 KJV

Luau

orchid lei luau

During a luau hosted for the captain and his bride, Moose surprised June with an orchid lei.

“Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings,

From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly enemies, who compass me about.

They are inclosed in their own fat: with their mouth they speak proudly.”
Psalm 17:8-10 KJV

Peach Pits

creamed

“Bully Fred twisted Jenny’s nickname into taunts, such as ‘Creamed Corn’ and ‘Creamed Cobbler’. One day, he put a rotten peach in her lunch pail. Several times he pelted her and her friends with peach pits on the way home from school.”

“And I said unto them, Let not the gates of Jerusalem be opened until the sun be hot; and while they stand by, let them shut the doors, and bar them: and appoint watches of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, every one in his watch, and every one to be over against his house.”
Nehemiah 7:3 KJV

Safe Sheep

comforts of home

Although it would take some time for the sailors to find a new fishing vessel, they immediately experienced the comforts of home through the Agate Beach community.

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:

And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.

My Father, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand.”
John 10:27-29 KJV