Some mornings carry the soft breath of kind, clean air that strokes the waves and fills the lungs with freshness. … More The Best of the Morning- Look, See, Pray
Lapwings floated and circled on the wind, dipping onto the mudbanks. Swans glided, moorhens mutely fussed, and the ducks and geese circled round, like new pilots doing “circuit and bumps” to practice takeoff and landings. … More Clearing Fog- Look, See, Pray
Footsteps leaving the briefest of tracks Soon gone in gentle water, salt and clean, until another dawn brings us here again seeking in silence for the Holy Voice.
… More Seek in Silence – Look, See, Pray
Photographing autumn landscapes is a delight, but sometimes the end result doesn’t match the image in our mind. The temptation is then to “cheat” a bit on the computer and process it as really bright and colourful. Does it look better? You decide! … More Better or Worse? Look, See Pray
Soon enough, the golden leaves will fall, the mighty oaks will bare their arms defiantly against the coming of winter. For a few weeks, we enjoy what poet John Keats called the “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” … More Mellow Fruitfulness – Look, See, Pray
“It’ll do you good!” is the hearty phrase uttered by the person giving out the delightful treats. I have come to loathe the expression- every time, it meant there was something that someone else expected me to do. … More “Do you good!” – Look, See, Pray
In a world where even rocks can be eroded or shattered, the Rock stands secure. My hope is founded in building life on “the Rock that doesn’t roll”… and who, instead, rolled away the Stone from the Tomb and shouted “Resurrection!” to the Universe. … More 10 Years? – Look, See, Pray
I thought this one was the exception that proved the rule. Pale pinks, lemony cream, hints of darker colour. I hesitate to say “insipid” because it was pleasant enough, in a pastel sort of way. Then I made a discovery.
The light that showed me the subtle shades also concealed something else. When I played around with filtering the light, the end result was different. … More Filtered- Look, See, Pray
We typically become anxious when we feel helpless, vulnerable, or unable to be in control of our lives and circumstances. This is where faith comes in. Our deepest beliefs and values define our character and influence both attitudes and actions. How can faith help? … More Being Anxious- Look, See, Pray
I do love a bit of colour. Something bold, brash and beautiful. If you take a tour of my garden you’ll see all sorts of flowers. Hot reds, vivid orange, yelping yellows. One favourite this year is this Dahlia, “Smartie,” which has white flowers, a bright golden centre, and an irregular number of purple petals. … More Standing out from the crowd- Look, See, Pray