On Lamps and Such

“You light a lamp for me. The Lord, my God, lights up my darkness.”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭18:28‬ ‭ I love sunsets. Sunsets through a magical canopy of lacy frost? *contented sigh* The glow of this particular sunset was so dazzling that I stopped and held up my hands in worship. I stared. I snapped photos. I thoughtContinue reading “On Lamps and Such”

Mistress Moon

“God is more glorious than the moon; he shines brighter than the stars.”‭‭Job‬ ‭25:5‬ ‭ A magnificent creation, Mistress Moon. Her movements help us to measure time. Her gravitational pull marks out the tides and influences ocean currents, which in turn produces weather patterns. She illuminates the night sky, enabling the mighty predators of theContinue reading “Mistress Moon”

And Oh, the Glory!

“Suddenly, an angel of the Lord appeared among them, and the radiance of the Lord’s glory surrounded them…” Luke‬ ‭2:9‬ This is rime frost. It forms when cold water particles flying around on the breeze bump into something solid and stick – usually overnight. It is thickest when there is a repeat application – asContinue reading “And Oh, the Glory!”

One Child

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” Isaiah‬ ‭9:6‬ ‭ These beautiful words were written in the eighth century BC. Imagine. Hundreds of years before Jesus wasContinue reading “One Child”

Light it Up!

“He is a light to reveal God to the nations, and he is the glory of your people Israel!””‭‭Luke‬ ‭2:32‬ ‭ Ok. I’ll admit it. I’m a light addict. This time of year, I have an evening ritual – it involves candles, a variety of lighters, battery strings, plug ins, timers – the works. HubbyContinue reading “Light it Up!”

Turn on the Light!

“For once you were full of darkness, but now you have light from the Lord. So live as people of light!” Ephesians‬ ‭5:8‬ ‭ It’s not just the fact that she looks like a thousand white butterflies landed on her stalks – it’s the play of light that sets her apart. She’s highlighted on top,Continue reading “Turn on the Light!”